Blog: Detention

Blog articles from JRS UK

“Compassion and dignity compel us to approach each person with an open heart”

11 August 2021

Government proposals would turn our backs on obligations in the Refugee Convention, writes Will

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I am in admiration of the human spirit that tries to overcome adversity and hardship

22 July 2021

"We listen, we try to strengthen hope, we accompany" writes volunteer detention visitor Ursula

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JRS legal workshops: helping people to access justice

16 July 2021

“I only knew because JRS told me"

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“To walk together is both our nature and our deep need.”

17 June 2021

This Refugee Week volunteer Chris reflects on the experiences of immigration detainees.

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Hope of a secure home turned to horror for those held at Napier barracks

12 May 2021

Sophie shares the experiences of those seeking asylum, this Mental Health Awareness week

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A common humanity and human need.

21 April 2021

Take action with JRS to oppose new government proposals which would deny refugees safe haven

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“Dying and rising with Jesus”

01 April 2021

Sr Vianney reflects on how refugee friends reflect the suffering of Jesus this Easter Triduum

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St Josephine Bakhita & the International Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking

08 February 2021

On the Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita, Sr Rose Mary reflects on the victims of trafficking.

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“Yet another wall where we desperately needed a bridge”

28 January 2021

New immigration rules add another barrier to sanctuary for those seeking asylum, writes Sophie

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“This year we hope”

15 January 2021

Will reflects and shares hopes from our friends who've experienced immigration detention.

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
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