We’ve been winning the battle against detention. But we must keep up the pressure
We have achieved so much in the struggle to end immigration detention in Britain. How did we get here, and how do we go further? Jerome Phelps, writing at the Detention Forum blog.
Solidarity with the people in Brook House detention centre
Our message to people inside Brook House, who are struggling, is: be strong. We on the outside are fighting for you. We need you outside, we need you to come and help us, fight this system together. You know you are not alone.
Victory! Morton Hall Detention Centre to close – statement and responses
Campaigners speak in response to today’s announcement that Morton Hall Detention Centre is to close.
Immigration Bill in parliament: The detention time limit amendment(s)
An amendment to the Immigration Bill would bring a time limit on how long people can be detained under immigration rules. This sounds positive, but there are some issues that need clearing up
Jesuit Refugee Service report calls for abolition of immigration detention
A new report from the Jesuit Refugee Service has called for the abolition of the “cruel and inhumane” practice of immigration detention.
Heathrow detention centres and expansion: Online protest against MITIE and Heathrow Airport Ltd.
On 13 June, take action against airport expansion, in solidarity with those detained in the Heathrow detention centres, and resist plans to build Europe’s largest detention centre in their place.
Open Letter and Statement on Immigration Detention and Covid-19
TWMF Yorkshire campaigners write on their extreme concern about the safety of those who remain in immigration detention under Covid-19 and why the government take action now.
New legal challenge to “irrational and discriminatory” approach to detention in the pandemic
Government faces a fresh legal challenge to immigration detention during Covid-19, after settling the first immigration detention case.
Reflections On the Pandemic
Victor Mujakachi reflects on the coronavirus pandemic, the government’s response, racism, the impact of the crisis on migrants, fake news, and the history of Zimbabwe, which eventually brought him to the UK.
Urgent action: We must empty the detention centres – write to your MP for help
TAKE ACTION: email your MP, ask for help bring pressure on the Home Secretary to empty the detention centres. This is urgent. The Home Office must take action now to stop the spread of Covid-19