​Lowkey added to speakers for “Behind Locked Doors: Immigration Detention in Prisons Exposed”

21 January 2020
Rapper and campaigner Lowkey completes the speaker line-up for “Behind Locked Doors" on the 29th January 2020

BID & Medical Justice submit evidence to the United Nations ICCPR review of the UK

14 January 2020
BID & Medical Justice lay out urgently needed reforms in their joint submission to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Six ways to help BID in 2020

7 January 2020
In the wake of the general election, we have our work cut out for us this year. Here is how you can help.

'Behind Locked Doors' event to be held 29 January 2020

19 December 2019
Join us as we come together to expose the use of prisons for immigration purposes and conduct the BID Annual General Meeting

BID 2019 Annual Report Published

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

Plans to rip-up Human Rights and Judicial Review and why they must be resisted

10 December 2019
​Today on #HumanRightsDay we raise the alarm about threats to the Human Rights Act and Judicial Review

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

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

Donate to our Christmas appeal to help reunite families

28 November 2019
This time last year Isaac was detained. With our support he was released in time to spend Christmas with his family. Help us reunite more families.

Why I volunteer for BiD as an advocate

20 November 2019
If representing people in court on legal aid is financially difficult enough, doing so on a pro bono basis is a huge strain. Why do I do it?

Passionate about liberty and justice? Join our Board of Trustees

12 November 2019
We are looking for people to join our Board of Trustees, helping to shape our future plans and strategy.

​BID’s Exceptional Case Funding Project shortlisted for Pro-Bono Awards 2019

7 November 2019
BID’s Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) Project has been shortlisted for “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019.

‘BID is the only option for many people in immigration detention’: My year volunteering at BID

31 October 2019
As we prepare to say goodbye to volunteers Isabel and Frank we caught up with them about their experiences.

BID speaks to the Independent about how the government detain hundreds of trafficking victims

24 October 2019
BID were asked to comment after the Home Office were forced to pay compensation to a victim of modern slavery for their unlawful detention.

On anti-slavery day we call upon the government to stop detaining victims of trafficking

18 October 2019
The UK government continues to detain victims of trafficking in their hundreds, despite the harm it causes.

Mother and son join BID’s team to Walk the Thames and #GoTheDistance for Detainees

9 October 2019
On the 19th October BID’s team of 6 volunteers will #WalktheThames to raise money for BID’s vital work.

Anti-Birthday campaign raises thousands to #EndDetention

8 October 2019
BID’s legal advice services receive a welcome boost in funding thanks to the generosity of donors to the campaign.

BID marks twenty years of work to #EndDetention at Anti-Birthday party

25 September 2019
Over 120 people came together to mark twenty years of BID’s work with over 45,000 people in detention.

The geographic lottery: My experience visiting a detention centre

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

Failures and Cover-ups: suicide in UK detention centres

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

Five ways to support BID's Anti-Birthday campaign

3 September 2019
Find out about all the different ways you can support our 20th anniversary campaign to end detention.
Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is a registered Charity No. 1077187. Registered in England as a Limited Company No. 03803669. Accredited by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner Ref. No. N200100147. We are a member of the Fundraising Regulator, committed to best practice in fundraising and follow the standards for fundraising as set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice.
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