All posts tagged: "Dungavel"

  1. 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…

  2. Too many candles

    This piece, by Catrin Evans, a former visitor and chair of SDV, was written for and performed by her at a fundraiser organised by members…

  3. 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…

  4. Life after immigration detention as “detention without walls”

    In this blog, SDV volunteer and MRes student, Bridget Holtom, reflects on a collaborative research project recently undertaken by SDV with people released on bail…

  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. 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…