Pressure to end returns to DRC

6 December 2005

Over fifty people, mainly asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), demonstrated outside the Home Office following the broadcast of a BBC radio documentary on the fate of asylum seekers who are deported back to the DRC.

Holding the state to account for the deaths of vulnerable asylum seekers

20 October 2005

A recent meeting on deaths in immigration detention centres called for the state to be held accountable for the deaths of vulnerable asylum seekers.

Deaths in immigration detention and violent deportations to dangerous countries

19 October 2005

A campaign meeting called by Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) .

Doctors question their role in human rights violation of asylum seekers

2 August 2005

Doctors met recently to discuss the right to health of detained asylum seekers and their invidious role as gatekeepers to health care.

Fight to prevent deportation of injured asylum seeker

7 July 2005

Despite a 21-year-old asylum seeker being served with three removal notices and sustaining a broken hand during one attempted deportation to Congo-Brazzaville, he has, with the help of campaigners, now been given temporary admission to the UK and submitted a fresh asylum application based on new evidence.

A review of detention in the UK in 2004

23 February 2005

A review of detention in the UK in 2004 by Bill MacKeith from nolager.org

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