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My detention clothes

Safiyyah (not her real name) has lived in the UK with her family over ten years. She explains how she was suddenly detained with her sister at a reporting centre, then taken to Sahara Unit in Harmondsworth detention centre and later to Yarls Wood detention centre. My orange dress with a black cardigan are my detention clothes – I was wearing [...]

2019-11-11T13:14:10+00:00 November 13th, 2019|

Welcome to this year’s Unlocking Detention!

In this, our sixth year, many of you will already be familiar with Unlocking Detention. But by way of introduction for newcomers, Unlocking Detention is a ‘virtual tour’ of the UK’s vast immigration detention estate. Using Twitter, Facebook and a website to ‘unlock’ the gates of immigration detention centres, it shines a spotlight on the hidden world of immigration detention.   Before [...]

2019-11-06T20:20:35+00:00 November 11th, 2019|

In Three Words

As part of Unlocking Detention 2019, #Unlocked19, we are asking people to take part in ‘In Three Words’ action to unlock the gates of immigration detention centres.

2019-11-13T10:54:12+00:00 November 3rd, 2019|