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Waiting for light Posted December 14, 2018 | Tagged: ,

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A seasonal reflection from our Life After Detention group At Christmas … I celebrate that I am free – I spent Christmas and my birthday

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Forty one per cent of people detained in Dungavel felt unsafe according to a HMIP inspection report published today. A survey of the 82 people

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In this blog, SDV director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the follow up to 2016’s Shaw Review and presents an overview of its findings.

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In this blog, SDV director Kate Alexander reports on our Refugee Festival Scotland event on 19 June at the Glad Cafe A darkened room, two

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In this blog, SDV Director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the latest detention figures from the Home Office. She looks at the issues for

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Dear Amber Rudd Posted September 25, 2017 | Tagged: , ,

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On Tuesday 19 September, a Chinese man was found dead at Dungavel. On the same day, a man detained with him wrote an email about

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SDV director, Kate Alexander, looks at the latest detention figures In January 2016, Stephen Shaw’s report into the welfare in detention of vulnerable people called

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Do you have the skills to help SDV build our social media presence? If so, we could have just the opportunity for you. In common

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In this blogpost SDV director Kate Alexander looks at the latest detention figures: the last to be released before the General Election  Figures released today reveal that

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We asked our visitors to write a few sentences about a memorable experience they had while volunteering with SDV. We asked them to start with

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