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Next steps for the Campaign

The last detainees left Campsfield in mid-December 2018.

We will continue as the Campaign to Close Campsfield and End All Immigration Detention  until at least May 2019 (the month given in the November 2018 government statement about the closure of Campsfield).

4 down, 7 to go!

Haslar, Dover, The Verne and Campsfield detention centres have closed but asylum seekers and other migrants are still detained at Yarl’s Wood, Colnbrook, Harmondsworth, Morton Hall, Brook, Tinsley and Dungavel. While immigration detention continues to exist, we will continue to campaign against the injustice of administrative detention.

We will hold a stall at Carfax on the last Saturday of each month to continue to call for an end to all immigration detention.

We will also continue to meet regularly during this period.  Information about the next meeting about the next steps for the Campaign will follow.

If you would like to keep in touch, email

Final demo at Campsfield

The last monthly demonstration at Campsfield took place on Saturday 29 December 2019, after the final detainees left earlier in the month.

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September monthly demo

Many thanks to Unite Tom Mann branch, Coventry, for the £500 cheque presented at the monthly demo at Campsfield on 29 September.

Refugee Week Meeting – Tuesday 19 June – Reporting Britain’s Immigration Secrets

Showing of extracts from

Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets
The BBC Panorama programme about G4S abuse of people imprisoned in Brook detention centre, first shown in September 2017 (winner of 2018 BAFTA Current Affairs award

followed by speakers including:
Rev Nathan Ward, former senior manager with G4S.
Caroline Bannock, Community Editor of the Guardian, part of the team investigating and reporting on the Windrush generation and their families mistreated by the Home Office and in some cases detained and deported.
Plus local print and broadcast journalists.

7.30 pm Tuesday 19th June 2018
The Long Room, Oxford Town Hall, OX1 1BX

 Part of Oxford Refugee Week






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Raising awareness about migrant solidarity and Campsfield

WP_20160124_12_38_16_Pro[1]Members of the Campaign to Close Campsfield joined Oxford Migrant Solidarity last weekend to hold a stall outside Lush, on Cornmarket, Oxford.
We had lots of conversations about finally closing Campsfield, after 22 years too long!  And hope some people who stopped will be able to join us at one of the monthly demonstrations at Campsfield (last Saturday of each month) to show solidarity with those locked up inside.

Lush stall 2