Press releases

Read the latest press releases and statements from The Children's Society on the dentention of children:

11 May 2011 - New research reveals renewed child detention fears

10 May 2011 - The OutCry! partnership has come to an end

19 April 2011 - Detention unlawful in immigration case

11 January 2011 -Suppiah Judicial Review into immigration detention: OutCry! Comments

25 November 2010 - OutCry! comments on latest UKBA figures on children in detention

12 November 2010 - Leading peers call Government to task on immigration detention of children

12 November 2010 - OutCry! Campaign: Children still being detained six months on

4 November 2010 - BBC investigates the Government’s progress towards ending the detention of children

10 September 2010 - OutCry! Response to Medical Justice Report

6 August 2010 - Statement of The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees

21 July 2010 - OutCry! welcomes end to Yarl's Wood family unit

9 June 2010 - Forcibly returning child asylum seekers to Afghanistan is deeply disturbing

12 May 2010 - OutCry! delighted at pledge to end immigration detention of children

25 March 2010 - OutCry! supports the Sanctuary Pledge

24 March 2010 - Comment on HMIP Report into Yarl's Wood

17 February 2010 - OutCry! response to Children's Commissioner's report

11 February 2010 - Minister 'admits paying millions to detained migrants'

08 February 2010 - OutCry! comment on protests at Yarl's Wood detention centre

18 December 2009 - Detained children held in 'wholly unacceptable' conditions

10 December 2009 - Royal Colleges call to end immigration detention of children

29 November 2009 - Children in immigration detention held in 'prisons'

02 November 2009 - New duty on UK Border Agency to safeguard children

13 October 2009 - First UK study finds immigration detention seriously damages children's physical and mental health

31 August 2009 – Home Office statistics reveal scandalous extent of detention of children

19 August 2009 – OutCry! Campaign on the fourth plinth