Category: Blog

BID 2019 Annual Report Published

With your support, we supported over 4,000 people to fight for their liberty last year. Read more in our Annual Report.
17 Dec 2019

BID’s ECF project wins “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019

BID’s Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) Project has been awarded “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019.
4 Dec 2019

The geographic lottery: My experience visiting a detention centre

Read all about a BID volunteer’s visit to the UK’s only detention centre holding women and adult family groups awaiting removal.
19 Sep 2019

Failures and Cover-ups: suicide in UK detention centres

Today on World Suicide Prevention day we shed light on the national scandal of suicide in immigration detention
10 Sep 2019

How the government deports parents with children in the UK

As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign, Legal Manager Carmen Kearney explains the importance of representation and expert reports in deportation cases.
29 Aug 2019

How prisons are used for immigration detention and why this inhumane practice must end

As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign Jess Bicknell, our Prisons' Project Legal Manager explains the true situation for people detained in prisons.
14 Aug 2019

A day in the life of BID's Advice Line

As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign casework volunteer Charlotte Rubin captures the atmosphere of our busy office while the advice line is open.
8 Aug 2019

"My Oxygen": Why I stand with people in detention

Former volunteer & now pupil barrister at 33 Bedford Row, Annahita shares how her first BID client inspires her work fighting for migrant rights.
25 Jul 2019

Update on Bail Accommodation

BID assistant director, Pierre Makhlouf writes for Free Movement explaining the Home Office's updated Accommodation Policy.
9 Jul 2019

Exploring calls for time limits on immigration detention

BID trustee Kezia Tobin discusses the recent calls for time limits on immigration detention.
17 Jun 2019

“Nothing Good Comes from Detention”: Shocking testimonies from detention

New research published by Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) exposes the full horror of people’s experience of immigration detention in the UK.
18 Apr 2019
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