Blog articles from JRS UK

“When you are not allowed to behave like human beings you stop seeing yourself as human.”

27 August 2019

Our Detention Outreach Officer, Will, discusses the harrowing effects of Indefinite Detention


Joy and excitement at London Zoo

21 August 2019

Matilda and Ahmed share the joys of a somewhat damp family trip to London Zoo!


The Feast of St Alberto Hurtado SJ

13 August 2019

Fr Michael Smith SJ reflects on this painting of Alberto Hurtado that hangs in JRS UK's centre


Sizzlin’ Summer Party

07 August 2019

Jasmine, our Arrupe Intern, expresses her excitement for JRS UK’s Summer Party this Saturday


Learning that joy is possible even in the context of adversity

01 August 2019

Ayanna Scott, our current intern, reflects on her time spent at JRS UK and the gift of joy


Our political culture wakes up to the horrors of modern slavery

24 July 2019

Sophie Cartwright, our Policy Officer, discusses mounting political momentum around detention


“Yes, I know what plans I have in mind for you.”

17 July 2019

William Neal, our Detention Outreach Officer, reflects on his journey at JRS and in Detention


The darker corners of Home Office guidance

11 July 2019

Our legal Officer, Michael Tarnoky, comments on Home Office guidance mentioned at HASC inquiry.


There is a longing for a system that is for welfare, not for harm

11 July 2019

Sophie, JRS UK's Policy Officer, reflects on our latest report and the context of love at JRS.


Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate

04 July 2019

Rhiannon reflects on our Special Meal and the reciprocal nature of accompaniment.


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