Tag: deportation

Osime Brown

The Story Of Osime Brown

Osime Brown, the 22-year old Jamaican-born UK resident, is at the centre of an ongoing dispute regarding unjust deportation. Despite being classified as a vulnerable adult with severe autism, the Home Office plans to send Mr Brown to Jamaica on his...

Men waiting to be put on a deportation flight

Home Office Considers Cutting Jail Term Needed for Deportation

As 2021 begins, little seems new in terms of the Home Office’s determination to increase its number of deportations. Its latest plan would entail deporting non-UK citizens that have been given a six-month jail sentence. The measure would be a part...

Protestors from the Movement for Justice against deportations to Jamaica

Stop the Plane: Outrage Over Deportation Flight to Jamaica

Over the last two decades, the Home Office have deported thousands of Black Britons to Jamaica. The latest deportation flight to Jamaica, still scheduled for tomorrow, will see 50 more people separated from their families right before Christmas...

Colnbrook IRC

LGBT Iranian Asylum Seeker Faces Deportation for Second Time

A gay asylum seeker from Iran faces a second deportation from the UK, after abuse in his home country and on the streets of Germany in 2016. The Home Office can return asylum seekers to the first European country they encounter as part of the...

Yarl's wood

As Detention Becomes Common, Deportation Becomes Rare

The watchdog that oversees prison and detention centre conditions, Independent Monitoring Boards (IMBs), has reported multiple failings and human rights abuses in the Home Office’s so-called ‘removal’ facilities that are supposed to deport...