The Importance of Being With

November 30, 2017 unlocked 0

Beatrice Grasso is Detention Outreach Manager at Jesuit Refugee Service UK where, with volunteers, she supports many detained in Harmondsworth and Colnbrook detention centres. In this blog, she explains how their mission “Accompany, Serve and Read More

Four days in Colnbrook

November 29, 2017 unlocked 0

This blog was written by Helen*, a US citizen who travelled to the UK and was detained earlier this year. She spent four days in Colnbrook detention centre, before being returned to the US.  In Read More

Five guys

November 27, 2017 unlocked 0

Reflections on indefinite detention are often framed in the singular, as personal and introspective testimonies. In this special piece for Unlocking Detention, however, Mishka from Freed Voices, sketches five guys that shaped his experience of Harmondsworth detention Read More

Week 8: #Unlocked16 visits Colnbrook

December 4, 2016 unlocked 0

In this week of Unlocking Detention, we visited Colnbrook detention centre next to Heathrow airport (and the high-security neighbour of Harmondsworth). This week in #Unlocked16, we visited Colnbrook, the detention centre with highest security level Read More

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