Build Trust, Not Walls

October 12, 2016 unlocked 1

(Image: Kasonga at Detention Action’s recent report launch. Photo credit: Eiri Ohtani) By Kasonga, a member of the Freed Voices group. I was detained in prison under immigration powers, and then in Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Read More


Hamid on alternatives to detention

October 19, 2014 unlocked 1

This post is written by Hamid, who has experienced immigration detention.  His testimony was provided for Detention Action‘s forthcoming annual report.   In the three and a half years I was in detention, I was Read More