“A place where one can be forgotten for a long time” – on the closure of The Verne

(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 Detention project, an annual virtual tour of the UK’s detention […]