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The Immigration Bill: An injection of compassion is sorely needed

This blog post was written for Unlocking Detention by Jon Featonby, Parliamentary Manager at Refugee Council and Parliamentary Lead for the Detention Forum. It was first published on the Justice Gap, who are our #Unlocked15 partners. Image: Big Ben, Flickr under creative comms licence, Natesh Ramasamy Thursday, September 17 and another Immigration Bill was published. The ink had barely dried on [...]

2015-10-15T11:03:19+00:00 October 15th, 2015|

Experiencing Democracy Up-Close and Personal – #UnlocktheDebate

[Image: Seddiq, Sonja, Maddy and Paul Blomfield MP] Sonja Miley who works at Waging Peace - a human rights organisation which campaigns against genocide and systematic human rights violations in Sudan, and an active member of the Detention Forum - writes about her experience of watching the parliamentary debate on immigration detention live from the gallery on 10th September 2015. Experiencing Democracy Up-Close and [...]

2015-10-07T09:00:26+00:00 October 7th, 2015|