Detention Without Walls

Detention without wallsDetention Without Walls is a self-portrait of people caught in the cracks, between borders, without status.

Short film: 

Put together from interviews, poems, photos and material collected through a participatory research project, our film follows the moving story from immigration detention to life after detention, described as “detention without walls”. Abandoned at train stations, separated from family and friends, unable to work or travel, fearful of return but determined to stay in the UK, the film explores how ideas of crime, citizenship and community combine in ways that multiply rather than remove the differences between us. Continue reading “Detention Without Walls”

Harmondsworth, by the new Inspector, Peter Clarke

2016 March 2 Harmondsworth reportThe latest inspection report on Harmondsworth, by the new Inspector, Peter Clarke, is out today.  It is encouraging he also calls for a time limit on detention, following Nick Hardwick.
http://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprisons/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2016/02/Harmondsworth-web-2015.pdf
Here’s our Detention Forum statement, with a link to the report.

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