Blocking detainees’ access to legal advice websites probably breaches Article 10 ECHR

Free Movement has reported twice on immigration removal centres (IRCs) blocking access to websites informing detainees of their legal rights. HM...

13th December 2016 By Paul Erdunast

Latest on legal challenge to detained asylum cases

Very useful update from my colleague Shu Shin Luh: R (Hossain and Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home...

10th June 2016 By Colin Yeo

Home Office unlawfully imposes curfew on migrant

Gedi, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 409 (17 May 2016)...

6th June 2016 By Chris McWatters

High Court strikes down unfair decision in DFT of vulnerable victim of torture

In the first judgment of its kind since the suspension of the Detained Fast Track on 2 July 2015, the...

25th May 2016 By Shu Shin Luh

Independent Monitoring Board slams Heathrow Immigration Removal Centres

What were Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Detention Centres have been brought under the same management, and are now called Heathrow Immigration...

23rd May 2016 By Free Movement

Immigration detainees banned from Twitter and Facebook

A new Detention Services Order 04/2016 about internet access for detainees has just been published. This is the first time the Home...

17th May 2016 By Colin Yeo