Blog: Detention

Blog articles from JRS UK

They Steal Our Time

19 May 2022

Naomi’s shares some of the voices of people she’s recently met in detention.

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Getting the vaccine at JRS, it felt like home

27 April 2022

“We wanted to make it easier for refugee friends to access Covid vaccine”

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An asylum system that is bad for health and people

06 April 2022

On World Health Day, Sophie reflects on healthcare barriers for refugees and asylum seekers.

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Our hopes for 2022

07 January 2022

The JRS UK detention outreach team share their hopes for a new year.

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The Borders Bill will make life in the asylum system much bleaker

18 November 2021

Sophie explains how detention and detention-like asylum accommodation will be extended.

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“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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