Immigration Detention Dispatch – 16 March 2017

Average length of stay in Brook House removal centre rises as some “held for years”

Catch up on the fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate

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Immigration Detention Dispatch – 1 March 2017

“Exceptional” student narrowly escapes deportation from Yarl’s Wood 

Catch up on the fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate

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Prisons in Parliament

Foreign National Offenders should be sent home at earliest chance says Justice Minister

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Immigration Detention. Koestler exhibition 2015

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here.

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Immigration Detention Dispatch – 7 December 2016

Murder inquiry into Colnbrook death as Home Office records 109 suicide attempts in 3 months

Catch up on the fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate

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Immigration Detention Dispatch – 12 Oct 2016

Home Office announces plans for new Scottish detention centre

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Our brand new Immigration Detention Dispatch brings you the key articles from the past fortnight to keep you up-to-date on British immigration detention news.

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Prisons in the press – 7 October

Probation overhaul criticised, more prison officers and trouble at Maghaberry

WTF by a prisoner called Peter at HMP Dovegate. Source: Prison Watch UK

WTF by a prisoner called Peter at HMP Dovegate. Source: Prison Watch UK

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Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news.

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Five more facts on immigration detention centres in England & Wales from the Chief Inspector

Latest HMIP report reveals torture victims are kept locked up indefinitely

A family outside a US detention centre, similar to UK centres.  Source: Seattle Globalist, Flickr

A family outside the US’s Northwest Detention Centre, similar in appearance to the UK’s centres.
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British detention centres lock children and torture victims in prison-like conditions and denied access to crucial services according to Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons.

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