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Is it finally time for a time limit?

Image by @Carcazan The past 18 months have seen a flurry of immigration detention-related inquiries. If nothing else, this makes plain that we still need solutions to the entrenched problems associated with indefinite detention identified by the cross-party parliamentary inquiry [...]

2019-02-21T10:57:38+00:00 January 21st, 2019|

“What is the point of being in politics if you don’t try to challenge what you think is wrong?”: Baroness Sally Hamwee named Detention Forum Champion

Baroness Sally Hamwee has been named Detention Forum Champion. She joins MPs Dame Caroline Spelman, Paul Blomfield and Stuart McDonald among parliamentarians recognised for their long-standing commitment to immigration detention reform. Last month, representatives from LD4SOS (Liberal Democrat Seekers of [...]

2019-02-21T11:01:03+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|

Refugee Tales: 28 tales for 28 days

This is a guest post featuring Refugee Tales’ campaign 28 Tales for 28 Days, which runs for a month from 11 September 2018. During this time, Refugee Tales is releasing 28 tales online – one each day over 28 days – [...]

2019-02-21T11:16:42+00:00 September 24th, 2018|

Detention reform: Shaw’s progress review in context

Stephen Shaw’s follow up review on the UK’s immigration detention system – Assessment of government progress in implementing the report on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons – was published on 24 July 2018. This was intended as a [...]

2019-02-21T11:29:20+00:00 August 13th, 2018|

Revisiting the first Shaw Review

As we wait with bated breath for the results of Stephen Shaw’s second review of immigration detention, it’s worth taking some time to revisit his first. A former Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Shaw was commissioned by Theresa May [...]

2019-02-21T12:03:16+00:00 June 4th, 2018|
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