Human Rights Denied: Indefinite Immigration Detention - Is There No End In Sight?

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9.45 -17.00, Saturday 6th November 2010, London School of Economics

A conference hosted by the LSE Migration Studies Unit in conjunction with Student Action for Refugees and the London Detainee Support Group





Posted – 4 October 2010

We are happy to confirm a new keynote speaker: Alexander Beck, from the Department of International Protection at the UNHCR headquarters.




Posted - 30 September 2010





This conference seeks to examine and call for an end to the increasing practice of indefinite immigration detention in the UK. It will specifically address political, legal and health issues concerning the practice of indefinite immigration detention.

In order to have a comprehensive approach, this day-long conference will consist of plenary sessions, smaller group workshops and a panel discussion.


We are very happy to confirm the following keynote speakers:


- Helen Bamber OBE, Co-Founder of the Helen Bamber Foundation

- Alison Harvey, General Secretary of Immigration Law Practitioners Association

- Jerome Phelps, Coordinator of the London Detainee Support Group

- Dr Eiko Thielemann, Director of the Migrations Studies Unit, LSE


We will be updating our website over the course of the coming weeks with further information, including confirmations of additional speakers and details of workshops.


This conference is open to everyone interested in human rights and civil liberties.


In conjunction with the conference, we are delighted to announce that the Cambridge Review of International Affairs will be publishing a call for papers on indefinite immigration detention.




For enquiries, please contact the conference committee by email: