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Ian Dunt is editor of He specialises in issues around immigration, civil liberties, democracy, free speech and social justice.

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The report which could destroy Britain’s immigration prisons

The former prisons Ombudsman Stephen Shaw has urged ministers to reduce immigration detention “boldly and without delay”.

Today MPs vote to end slavery - tomorrow they vote to continue it

One consequence of proposed cuts to legal aid is that children trying to prove they have been trafficked will be denied legal assistance.

'No competence or humanity': Labour breaks its silence on Isa Muazu deportation

Theresa May will face questions about why up to £180,000 was spent on a failed deportation.

Sentenced to death? Britain deports starving man 'to make political point'

Britain deported asylum-seeker Isa Muazu to Nigeria in the early hours of Friday morning, 29 November. So ends the UK's reputation "as a country with humane, civilised, just policies and government", says Liberal Democrat Peer John Roberts.

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