The Home Office are not concerned with ensuring that protection is granted to those who are truly in need of international protection and that justice is done. They are concerned with winning. This ruins peoples’ lives.
If a time limit for immigration detention is implemented, excluding people with previous convictions, then that time limit is fundamentally unfair and sets a dangerous precedent.
The Stansted 15 were acting to uphold justice, not to contravene it. The state must not be able to use sweeping powers granted for the so-called fight against international terrorism to aid its agenda elsewhere.