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Join us for an evening of spoken word, music and resistance! As part of Refugee Week 2018, Right to Remain is teaming up with Quakers in Britain, STAR, and Freed Voices to celebrate people’s resistance to the injustice of immigration detention and the ‘hostile environment’.… Read more »

(Image credit: Unlocking Detention)   Last week, the government quietly announced that they will be closing the Verne – one of the nine immigration ‘removal’ centres (IRCs) sprawled across the UK. (Learn more about all of the UK’s sites of detention by following the Unlocking… Read more »

We were delighted to take part in Sheffield’s fabulous Migration Matters festival last week.  We ran a two-part workshop, looking firstly at navigating the UK’s asylum system (based on our Toolkit) and then at an issue that affects all people seeking the right to remain… Read more »

Image from Unlocking Detention 2016, submitted by René Cassin This morning, the report of the unannounced inspection of Morton Hall detention centre in Lincolnshire, has been released.  All of the UK’s detention centres are subject to independent inspection by HM Inspectorate of Prisons, and this… Read more »

“This experience of the detention centre eliminated all my self-confidence and made me feel humiliated and like a slave. Even after they let me go, I still was feeling very scared and afraid to leave the house. I could still visualise them and I am… Read more »

shut down yarls wood

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault The walls of Yarl’s Wood were surrounded by unprecedented numbers on Saturday as up to 2,000 people from all corners of the country joined a protest at Britain’s most infamous detention centre,… Read more »