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Recent reports and reviews: immigration detention and the mentally ill

By Alison Pickup and Martha Spurrier

The last few weeks have seen a flurry of activity around immigration detention, particularly in relation to the key issue of the treatment of mentally ill detainees in detention. 852 more words

Time For a Time Limit – Parliamentarians call for a 28 day maximum time limit on immigration detention to be introduced

A cross-party group of MPs and Peers has recommended that the next government should introduce a maximum time limit of 28 days on the length of time anyone can be detained in immigration detention. 791 more words

News

Chronicle of a deportation*

By Eleanor Staniforth†

I originally wrote this post in October 2010, shortly after the deportation of a good friend of mine, B. I had known B for over three years when he was deported, having met him at the Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers’ Support Group where I volunteered regularly.

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Refugees

RIPPED-APART FAMILIES: Immigration’s Indefinite Detention of men who have had charges dismissed in the magistrate’s court.

Ripped-Apart Families – Immigration’s indefinite detention of men who have had charges dismissed in the magistrate’s court.
Some men have been detained for 6 months or longer, their wives & children pining for reunion with their husband & father. 224 more words

"we encounter a pitiless machismo..."

Nine months ago, I met a man in immigration detention in a camp in the middle of prosperous, comfortable Melbourne who’d been held there for over five years. 379 more words

Philosophy And Culture

Final Conference of the Project Made Real Alternatives to Immigration Detention in the EU: The Time for Implementation

Final Conference of the Project Made Real Alternatives to Immigration Detention in the EU: The Time for Implementation

Brussels, Friday 6th February 2015
Organised by the Odysseus Academic Network (ULB) & 242 more words

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