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UNHCR calls for end to detention of asylum-seekers and refugees

UNHCR calls for end to detention of asylum-seekers and refugees

The UN refugee agency today issued a new global strategy aimed at helping countries move away from the detention of asylum seekers, refugees and stateless people worldwide. Detention of asylum-seekers…

Campaigning charities that expose inconvenient truths must not be bullied

Campaigning charities that expose inconvenient truths must not be bullied

There's something profoundly dispiriting about the way Conservative politicians and commentators profess themselves "outraged" by supposedly "political" charities. And so it was last week, with Conor Burns MP harrumphing over…

Home Secretary announces review of undercover policing

Home Secretary announces review of undercover policing

Home Secretary Theresa May today announced details of a review of criminal convictions in cases involving undercover police officers. The review will look at whether convictions are safe in cases…

15 states still have not passed Laws ending mandatory life without parole for juveniles

15 states still have not passed Laws ending mandatory life without parole for juveniles

Exactly two years after the US Supreme Court ruled against mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder, the majority of states affected by the ruling have not…

How overcrowded are prisons in England and Wales?

How overcrowded are prisons in England and Wales?

As the Chief Inspector of prisons criticises the current lack of resources in the Prison Service, we take a look at the numbers behind the story. In response to questions…

The plight of female migrants in the UK

The plight of female migrants in the UK

Many of us are lucky enough to have all that we could want and need in the very place that we were born and raised. Even if we can't find…

Fully secret terror trial blocked by Court of Appeal

Fully secret terror trial blocked by Court of Appeal

An unprecedented attempt to hold the first ever completely secret criminal trial in the UK has been blocked by the Court of Appeal. Judges said that the "core" of the…

IPCC finds ‘significant failings’ in West Midlands Police’s discrimination complaints handling

IPCC finds ‘significant failings’ in West Midlands Police’s discrimination complaints handling

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has found “significant failings” in the way West Midlands Police handles complaints about discrimination. The IPCC examined 202 completed cases to see how West Midlands…