Category Archives: Media
This year, Amnesty International supporters will be writing to immigration detainees across the country as part of the national Write for Rights Campaign. Each year, there are different international groups and individuals who receive such letters of support from AI members, … Continue reading
The High Court rules that the Government redefinition of torture in immigration detention policy is unlawful. A group of unlawfully detained torture victims have been successful in their legal challenge. The ruling found that the Home Office narrowing the definition … Continue reading
Some lovely publicity…
Prisons Inspector finds that Yarl’s Wood is failing vulnerable women Nick Hardwick, the HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, has today found that Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre ‘is failing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable women.’ For the … Continue reading
Thanks to the Beds on Sunday for featuring us this week and helping us to find more Befrienders and Trustees.
On Friday 18th November, Three Counties Radio ran a feature on Yarl’s Wood, which has now been open for 10 years. You can listen to part of that feature here, including interviews with MP for North Bedfordshire, Alistair Burt, and … Continue reading
Tim’s Marathon Run featured in the April 10th edition of the Bedfordshire on Sunday. The disguise didn’t fool many people! Click here to view it online