Guatemala…. Doña Ernestina begs; pleading with all her heart that her daughter is returned to her. She holds up a poster against her face with a photo of Lucecita on it, so that the suspected kidnappers might see this on the tv and return her darling daughter to her. […]
She spent most of her lifetime fighting in the frontline, speaking up for the human rights of those who are not powerful enough to raise their voice. Not seeing herself as an activist, she just tries to hold onto the truth she sees with her own eyes, and be true to her beliefs.
Liberated after 3 years detained in Yarl’s Wood, this Namibian women has become a symbol of the limitless duration of immigrant detention. “I consider myself an anti-deportation activist. (…) I suffered all my life. All I want is peace.”
Poor healthcare, detainees abused by the guards and a system that “breaks your heart” are part of the things this Cameroonian woman lived while being detained in the UK. “It’s people who have been tortured, who are gang raped in their countries”, she explains.
This edition brings some of the most significant interviews, stories and articles published by The Prisma. We are sure you will find them especially interesting.
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