Benedict Thompson evaluates the future of UK immigration policy in the shadow of the resulting judicial review of the Rwanda asylum plan.
A performer stands on stage, but the lights have yet to go down. He stands before the audience in silence, making eye contact, expression unreadable. Eventually, he speaks: “This is a place of performance, isn’t it?” The Claim follows its three characters – the claimant, the interpreter, and the interviewer – through the process of […]
O ver the next few weeks, Exeter is going to be a prominent centre for the movement called #ShutDownYarlsWood. Unknown to many, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre found in Bedfordshire, but plays host to almost postapocalyptic, Orwellian narratives. Holding over 400 women, often against their will, often illegally, and with over […]
From inspirational stories of Germans helping those in need to terrifying reports of attacks by right-wing extremists, Germany’s response to the refugee crisis has ignited debate across Europe. But, how is the country really navigating the crisis? Helping hands across Germany In September 2015, 160,000 refugees were registered in Germany. For some, the figure was […]