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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.

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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.

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Urgent action: We must empty the detention centres – write to your MP for help

Priti Patel

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

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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

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Detention and deportation update: only 700 people remain in detention

Harmondsworth detention centre

Detention centres closed to visitors. Only 736 remain detained. No detention or deportations to 49 countries. Cases of all in detention to be reviewed

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Covid-19: latest changes to asylum and immigration process

Lunar House

Right to Remain has a new webpage with news of changes to the asylum and immigration system. It is constantly updated as changes are announced.

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Coronavirus: call to release all people from immigration detention

Ten human rights and legal organisations have written to the Home Secretary to demand the release of all people from immigration detention.

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