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What does locking up migrants say about society?

As a new immigration centre opens in Dorset, Horatio Morpurgo asks why refugees are treated so badly.…

  • Fri Mar 14 06:51:00 2014
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Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.…

  • Mon Mar 3 11:21:00 2014
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Prison reform promised in Togo

Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.…

  • Wed Feb 26 05:49:00 2014
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The promise to end child detention in the UK – and how it was broken

Tom Sanderson is frustrated with Barnardo's refusal to terminate its involvement in ‘state-sponsored cruelty’.…

  • Tue Feb 4 11:40:00 2014
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Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.…

  • Wed Jan 1 09:16:00 2014
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Tough Guide to the world's immigration detention centres

A satirical round-up of the insalubrious accommodation awaiting travellers from the Global South.…

  • Wed Jan 1 05:15:00 2014
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Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.…

  • Wed Jan 1 08:44:00 2014
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Another undignified death in detention

The revelation that an 84-year-old migrant due for deportation died while handcuffed is shocking – but it should come as no surprise, says Hazel Healy.…

  • Fri Jan 17 13:11:00 2014
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Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise…

  • Wed Jan 1 07:19:00 2014
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‘O little town of Bethlehem’: A world of collective punishment

Matthew Vickery laments the hypocrisy of celebrating a mythical town while Palestinians living there face another Christmas under occupation.…

  • Tue Dec 24 09:24:00 2013
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