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Immigration detention is not the answer, for anyone.

People are detained without a time limit, for months, sometimes even years.

It is harmful and expensive. It robs people of their dignity, spirit and lives.

This can’t go on.

We are working towards an immigration system that is based on humanity, compassion and fairness.

To begin this process of change and to reduce detention, we are calling for:

Community-based alternatives to detention that respect rights can minimise the use of detention, reducing costs and helping people to live with dignity in the community while going through the immigration process.


Will the new Minister listen to us?

Will the new Minister listen to us and work with us to change this immigration detention system? https://twitter.com/DetentionForum/status/948509351760875522 While 2017 ended with a welcome news of the closure of the Verne detention centre, 2018 opened with a change [...]

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ICYMI - Caroline Lucas just accused the government of “psychological torture”



RT @Right_to_Remain - Detention experts-by-experience #FreedVoices react to the Immigration Minister's recent appearance at @CommonsHomeAffs #detention inquiry, Gogglebox-style: https://t.co/AeI0CBPtYO

"We can quite safely say that the impact of #immigration detention on children is huge." And that's when parents are held in #detention. #DetentionCenters


In case you missed it the first time! #FreedVoices #detention

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