All posts tagged: "Detention"

  1. Drowning in Limbo

    In this new post we share a poem from another member of our Life After Detention group, Gry Turin, who like most people who’ve been…

  2. Missing

    Over three quarters of people leaving Dungavel are released back into the community. SDV’s Life After Detention project works with some of them to enable…

  3. The immovable chair

    SDV volunteer coordinator, Shirley Gillan, blogs about the experience of Ernest who was bailed after being detained in Dungavel Being held in detention shrinks a person’s…

  4. The price of freedom

    This piece, written by former SDV visitor Thom Walker, first appeared on our website in September 2007. It is a vivid reminder of the impacts…

  5. People, not statistics

    In our latest blog, we remember the people behind the detention statistics. Yesterday the UK government released its quarterly statistics on detention. As always, behind…

  6. Observing Immigration Bail Applications: communicating remotely?

    Guest blog by Anna Beesley, SDV committee member. Anna is also a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology, University of Glasgow, and coordinates Detention Forum Scotland.…

  7. A friendship to treasure

    SDV Chair, Giovanna Fassetta, blogs about an unlikely friendship, forged behind barbed wire and in the shadow of indefinite detention I first met Simon in…

  8. Parliamentary debate on the detention inquiry, 10 September 2015

    On Thursday 10 September, MPs will debate the findings of the Detention Inquiry Report. Will your MP be there? This debate will be the first opportunity…

  9. New volunteering opportunities!

    Have you got some spare time you can give to a worthy cause? Would you like to put your skills to good use? Would you…

  10. Dawn raid

    An SDV visitor blogs about a frightening encounter with immigration enforcement Lovely random encounters today. I played with an adorable baby met in a waiting room.…