Detention Centres – Deliberate, Destructive and Distant – Paddy Smith

27,331 people were held in UK detention estate in 2017 on grounds of ‘breaching’ immigration rules. Detention is integral to UK immigration policy as an instrument for immigration control, economic exploitation and the institutionalisation of social injustice. For many detainees, detention violently robs them of their humanity and dignity. Detention centres are a regular and … Continue reading Detention Centres – Deliberate, Destructive and Distant – Paddy Smith