Unlocking Detention

Reflections on Unlocking Detention

Illustrations by @carcazan As we near the end of Unlocking Detention, Charlotte (@CCionnfhaolaidh) one of the Detention Forum volunteers who was responsible for running the ‘tour’ of Harmondsworth and Colnbrook detention centres, explains what she has learned from her #Unlocked19 experience. Every year, Unlocking Detention takes a different format of delivery. For this year’s ‘tour’, rather than all members of the [...]

2019-12-09T21:02:33+00:00 December 9th, 2019|

‘I lost my religion, my family and my country, but I found hope’.

Mustapha is a young ambassador on the Red Cross’ Surviving to Thriving project, which supports refugees and asylum seekers aged 11 to 25 in Birmingham, Leeds and Peterborough who don't have parents or guardians in the UK. He described how he ‘stopped feeling’ when he fled Morocco and how he regained his confidence and dignity after and during his very challenging life [...]

2019-11-19T11:43:11+00:00 November 18th, 2019|