How the UK immigration detention estate grew to over 4,000 spaces in less than half a century
When did the first centre open?
The UK’s first immigration detention centre opened in… 520 more words
A Somali immigration detainee who died last week in hospital in Peterborough, Ont. suffered from a range of medical and psychiatric problems, documents show.
Abdurahman Hassan, 39, died at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre early on June 11 after becoming ‘agitated’ and being restrained by two police officers, according to Ontario’s… 655 more words
After months of negotiations, the Canadian Red Cross still has no agreement on access to federal immigration detainees held in Ontario jails.
Talks have been dragging on since October with no clear resolution, though both sides now say a deal is near. 706 more words
Part 2 of 3: Slave Revolts, Convict Leasing, and Prison Uprisings (part 1 available here)
Dividing the Working Class: The Racial Caste System
The United States, and the South in particular, have a long and painful history of holding people captive and forcing them to work against their will or for very little pay. 6,181 more words