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We're participating in the Big Give, which means donations to BID are doubled this week. Support us now to help people get out of detention. ⁠
28 Nov 2022

BID statement on tragic death of person detained at Manston

Read our statement on the death of a man who was likely unlawfully detained at Manston STHF.
23 Nov 2022

"Why should we be treated like animals?" A Letter from 21 people in detention

21 people have signed a letter to BID documenting the "inhumane treatment" they endured during the Harmondsworth power cut.
22 Nov 2022

Act now to stop the re-opening of two detention centres

We need your help to stop government plans to introduce 1000 new immigration detention places
15 Nov 2022

Ignored in the dark: A sister’s account of “inhumane” treatment during Harmondsworth power cut

This powerful account from our client's sister lays bare the inhumane treatment people were subjected to during the power cut.
10 Nov 2022

"A complete lack of humanity" Pro bono barrister Isaac on why he represents BID's clients

For pro bono week 2022, barrister Isaac Ricca-Richardson reflects on why he volunteers his time to advocate for BID's clients.
8 Nov 2022

BID challenges Home Office over access to justice failure at Manston asylum centre

BID has sent a pre-action letter to the Home Office challenging their failure to provide access to justice for people held at Manston asylum centre.
7 Nov 2022

Help transform our ‘How To Get Out of Detention’ guide

Help us create an accessible version of this crucial resource.
3 Nov 2022

BID's film 'I Need Air' selected for Three Film Festivals

Film documenting the experience of detention in prison will be shown on the big screen to audiences around the UK.
3 Nov 2022

We're hiring: Policy & Research Coordinator

Apply now to join the team as Policy and Research coordinator.
31 Oct 2022

Research reveals “inhumane” effects of GPS tagging on migrants

Damning report by BID, Medical Justice & Public Law Project evidences the human cost of GPS tagging in the Immigration System.
31 Oct 2022
Father and son duo Mayer and Normal running in 2021. They raised an incredible £3,152 between them.

Father and son duo Mayer and Normal running in 2021. They raised an incredible £3,152 between them.Join the Hackney Half Heroes running for BID

Join our team for the Hackney Half Marathon on 21 May 2023 to help raise vital funds for our work.
27 Oct 2022

BID briefing on Home Office proposals to reopen Campsfield House and Haslar IRCs

Read our briefing on Home Office plans to expand the use of detention.
13 Oct 2022

Brook House report finds systemic flaws in Home Office decision-making & Rwanda policy

BID's summary of concerns raised by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons' report on Brook House Immigration Removal Centre.
3 Oct 2022

Film documents Omar's experience of being locked in a cell for 22-23 hours a day for over a year

Watch “I need air” a short documentary by Omar, Yasmine Jessy Amar & Bail for Immigration Detainees.
31 Aug 2022

New research shows people facing deportation or removal from the UK unable to access legal advice

89% of participants described difficulties accessing legal advice while detained in prison under immigration powers.
24 Aug 2022

BID briefing on Home Office proposals to reopen Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre

Our briefing on Home Office plans to open a 400-capacity detention centre and why they must be resisted.
23 Aug 2022

BID briefing on GPS electronic monitoring of people on immigration bail

Briefing presents systemic problems with the government’s use of GPS Electronic Monitoring (EM) of people facing deportation.
17 Aug 2022

BID launches project to help asylum seekers facing deportation to Rwanda apply for immigration bail

In response to the government’s inhumane Rwanda policy, this project will help asylum seekers facing deportation to Rwanda apply for immigration bail.
11 Aug 2022

Join our Legal Team working to get people out of detention

We're hiring for two positions in our legal team.
15 Jul 2022
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