Mishka: Speak to the brain, not just the heart

Mishka: Speak to the brain, not just the heart

As an advocate and an activist with the first-hand experience, I am not here to perform my experiences for anyone’s consumption; I am here to talk about the bigger picture. I am here to talk about real change.

Isa Muazu: No Walls, No Boundaries, No Barriers to Justice

Isa Muazu: No Walls, No Boundaries, No Barriers to Justice

Theresa May made my life a living Hell. I am not a bad person or destructive, I was in the UK to do good and be nice to everyone, and to be safe from a serious threat. I’m writing for this blog because people need to listen and hear our voices of the less privileged.

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

Death, suicide, self-harm – all of these are part of the DNA of detention; they have become normalised. Where else in our society would we consider death, suicide, and self-harm as completely acceptable outcomes of a working governmental institution?

The human and financial cost of Home Office incompetence: a stark case

The human and financial cost of Home Office incompetence: a stark case

So long as the Home Office fails to engage seriously with a case until it is in court, those without access to a lawyer will suffer serious injustice, as was recently exposed by the Windrush scandal. Meanwhile, millions of pounds are wasted in preparing and issuing cases in court, only for the Home Office to withdraw decisions which should never have been made in the first place.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors client promised life-saving cancer treatment in high-profile case

Duncan Lewis Solicitors client promised life-saving cancer treatment in high-profile case

On 24 April 2018, the Royal Marsden Hospital finally committed to giving Duncan Lewis’ client Albert Thompson[1] the radiotherapy treatment that he requires to treat his prostate cancer; however the NHS Charging Regulations remain unlawful.

Duncan Lewis launches challenge to Home Secretary’s failure to instigate public inquiry into G4S abuse of detainees at Brook House IRC

Duncan Lewis launches challenge to Home Secretary’s failure to instigate public inquiry into G4S abuse of detainees at Brook House IRC

An immigration detainee has taken the UK government to court for failing to instigate a public inquiry into the abuse he and others suffered at the hands of guards at the G4S-run Brook House immigration detention centre.