detained lives

Souleymane on Indefinite Detention

November 3, 2014 unlocked 0

This post is written by Souleymane, who has experienced immigration detention.  His testimony was provided for Detention Action‘s forthcoming annual report. I was in detention for three and half years. At first, I would look Read More

Looking beyond the border in Dover

November 2, 2014 unlocked 0

By Fraser from Samphire.  Samphire are a member of the Detention Forum. Dover Immigration Removal Centre stands above the town of Dover on its Western Heights, holding around 400 detainees. I work for Samphire, a Read More

A Letter to Harmondsworth

October 28, 2014 unlocked 0

This letter was written by Shariff who was detained in Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre. ====================================================================== Dear Harmondsworth IRC, I know you are very busy at the moment but I have a few questions about the Read More

Handfast: a poem for Isa Muazu

October 27, 2014 unlocked 0

Handfast For Isa Muazu by E. E. Jones Think of his starved hand Reaching for England As they stretchered him Towards the exit: his small wrist Helpless in the terminal Darkness, and his thin fingers, Read More

Brook House week…

October 24, 2014 unlocked 0

Brook House week…  12 to 18 Oct Unlocking Detention team looks back on the week they visited Brook House detention centre, near Gatwick Airport. ========================================================== Unlocking Detention visited Brook House Immigration Removal Centre, near Gatwick Airport. Read More

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