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
Lockdown sessions bring down walls – looking for volunteers
We’re looking for people to help run online events to raise urgent funds for local projects, and support the campaign to end immigration detention
Conversations Across Borders: Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian and These Walls Must Fall in Conversation
These Walls Must Fall campaigners in joined author Behrouz Boochani, and translator Omid Tofighian, discussing the writing of Boochani’s extraordinary book ‘No Friend But the Mountains’, a first-hand account of his detention by the Australian government on Manus Island
Detention and deportation update: only 700 people remain in detention
Detention centres closed to visitors. Only 736 remain detained. No detention or deportations to 49 countries. Cases of all in detention to be reviewed