Visiting the Verne detention centre

October 29, 2015 unlocked 0

We asked members of the Verne Visitors group to share their thoughts and experiences on visiting people at the Verne.  We were interested to hear what led them to start visiting, what they discovered when Read More

The Verne

My first time visiting The Verne

September 30, 2015 unlocked 0

This piece is written by Rahwa Fessahaye, Advocacy Co-ordinator at Detention Action The first time I went to Verne IRC was in November 2014, a few weeks after I had returned from maternity leave. I was Read More

The Verne IRC: detention on your doorstep

September 29, 2015 unlocked 0

As well as shining a spotlight on the very specific physical sites of detention which make up the UK’s detention estate, ‘Unlocking Detention’ is also about highlighting the ways in which detention impacts communities outside. With this Read More

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