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About Ben du Preez

Ben du Preez is a campaigner for Detention Action, where he also co-ordinates the Freed Voices project. Detention Action is an organisation that provides practical and emotional support to individuals in immigration detention and campaigns for detention reform in the UK. From September to December this year they will be helping run 'Unlocking Detention', a digital tour the UK's detention estate. 

Articles by Ben du Preez

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Migration to the British Isles: a human map of suffering

To move the conversation from 'charity' to 'justice' we must stress the links between those desperately trying to reach the UK and those already here, desperately trying to survive.

No end to the horrors of detention

The invisibility of immigration detention centres and the trauma of detention has meant that the heavy psychological baggage many migrants bring back with them into UK communities following their release has also gone unseen and unaddressed.

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