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Gatwick Detainees
Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group is a registered charity offering support and advice to people detained under immigration powers near Gatwick Airport
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TheDetentionForum Dec 10
Last year’s inspection report, released in March this year, revealed that children were being detained in , while the local authorities argued over who was responsible for assessing their age.
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AVID Dec 5
Our first AVID skillshare session off to a flying start! First session thanks to looking at casework - how can we best support those we visit? . Thanks all for coming!
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AVID Dec 5
Today we held our first AVID skillshare session, helping visitors groups across the country share experiences & learning in how to best support people in . Want to get involved? Let us know ...
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ScotDetaineeVisitors Dec 11
in the middle of nowhere. Here's Shirley in front of the road sign showing its location. Look behind her. There's nothing to see for miles.
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TheDetentionForum Dec 1
This figure is made stark if we consider the fact that the majority of those being held are not criminals.
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Livi Elsmore Dec 1
Andrew Mitchell on indefinite detention - 'living in a country that imprisons people not suspected of any crime'
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Detention Action Nov 30
Andrew Mitchell's powerful and principled words show that reform is now the political mainstream - the Home Office is isolated in its defense of indefinite detention.
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Eiri Ohtani Dec 1
A very welcome intervention by Conservative MP, Andrew Mitchell, calling for a time limit on immigration .
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ScotDetaineeVisitors Dec 1
The UK has one of the largest detention estates in Europe and is the only European country to have no time limit for detention at Heathrow airport is the biggest detention centre in Europe
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TheDetentionForum Dec 1
'Immigration detention significantly impacts people’s mental health and feelings of belonging, with research participants describing themselves rejected as ‘nothing men’, ‘ghost men’ and ‘useless’ Read the new blog:
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Eiri Ohtani Dec 1
Very proud of my peers in the Coordination Group who reflected hard on our work over the last few years to produce this new Theory of Change, for a radical reform of immigration system.
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Detention Action Dec 1
Another must-read piece for by & , exploring the active role indefinite detention plays in separating fathers from their families & criminalising them as a means of easing their removal
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ScotDetaineeVisitors Nov 30
Opened in 2004 is beside Heathrow Airport with a capacity of 420 (majority men; up to 8 women). Like its neighbour it is run for profit by on a contract worth £180 million per year
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TheDetentionForum Dec 1
If you want to find out more on the situation for young arrivers into the UK and the impact detention has on them, read the report here:
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The Refugee Tales Dec 1
Great to meet with and hear support - cross party support growing for end to indefinite detention.
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Dan Godshaw Dec 1
‘Their identity was British but they were being deported to a country they knew nothing about’. reports on research about Young Arrivers in immigration
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The Refugee Tales Dec 1
Detention slips into realms of convenience, punishment, deterrence see Injustice Report by Dr Anna Lindley calling for
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ScotDetaineeVisitors Nov 28
Much-needed research into the effects of detention on children & young adults from &
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The Refugee Tales Nov 30
Cross party support builds for end to indefinite detention. Read Andrew Mitchell MP in Conservative Home saying immigration removal centres are a 'dystopian stain on our democracy' and indefinite detention is 'so profoundly unjust that it beggars belief'
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Gatwick Detainees Nov 27
explores the plight of those who arrived in the UK and went out to be detained
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