Colnbrook, in conversation

December 3, 2014 unlocked 0

Joe is an asylum-seeker from East Africa. He has been in Colnbrook IRC for four months. In this interview for the ‘Unlocking Detention’ twitter-tour, he talks to Detention Action‘s Ben du Preez about life inside Read More

Working with women in Colnbrook

December 1, 2014 unlocked 0

Detention Action’s Shashika Heiyantuduwa describes their work with women in Colnbrook detention centre.  This piece was originally published on the Detention Action website on 12 August 2012.  Detention Action is a member of the Detention Read More

Harmondsworth week…

November 4, 2014 unlocked 0

26 Oct to 1 Nov – Unlocking Detention team looks back on the week they visited Harmondsworth detention centre, right beside Heathrow Airport. ================================================================================================== Our Harmondworth week started with an ominous news, which only confirmed the UK Read More

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