All posts tagged: "Detention"

  1. A safe place?

    SDV director, Kate Alexander, blogs about the latest Dungavel inspection report There’s an unfortunate typo on page 34 of HMIP’s report of its inspection of…

  2. EVENT: ‘Expensive, ineffective and unjust’ – challenging immigration detention

    Scottish Detainee Visitors and Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network invite you to a discussion event as part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2015 Wednesday 17 June…

  3. Expensive, ineffective and unjust

    SDV welcomes the report of the Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom Last week was a remarkable week for anyone…

  4. Keeping up the pressure for change

    SDV coordinator Kate Alexander reports from last week’s #Time4aTimeLimit strategy day in London The UK is the only country in Europe with no time limit…

  5. Change is possible

    In this guest post Detention Forum Coordinator, Eiri Ohtani, blogs about her work with the Forum, its challenges and the possibility of change Almost 15…

  6. Time for a Time Limit?

    SDV’s Treasurer, Marion Fairweather, reports from a recent conference in Birmingham discussing issues affecting asylum seekers, refugees and immigration detainees I am just back from…

  7. My first visit

    New visitor, Emma Hill, describes her first visit to Dungavel with SDV My first visit to Dungavel is on a cold January evening.  I meet…

  8. Why I visit people detained in Dungavel

    Alex Hamilton has been visiting people in Dungavel for nearly 10 years. In this guest blog he explains why he visits. For six years, I…

  9. Life after detention

    Guest blogger, SDV Visitor Mary Child, writes about the experience of life after detention for someone released from Dungavel after many months Release from detention is…

  10. Twitter tour of detention reaches #Dungavel

    During autumn 2014, the Detention Forum has been taking Twitter users on a ‘tour’, of the UK’s detention estate. ‘Unlocking Detention’, has been visiting all the immigration…