Invitation : Medical Justice Annual General MeetingThursday, June 20th, 2019
Medical Justice on the London Legal WalkTuesday, May 7th, 2019
Removal windows case : BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire programme interviews two men removed from the UKFriday, March 22nd, 2019
21st March 2019
Mr A and Mr AT were both removed from the UK. The Home Office was ordered to bring them back. The BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire programme interviewed them both yesterday, together with Theresa Schleicher of Medical Justice. Watch the interview here which starts at It starts at 46 mins 41 secs.
High Court suspends unscrupulous policy of removing unwanted migrants from the UK without warningThursday, March 14th, 2019
14th March 2019 Medical Justice press statement for immediate release
High Court suspends unscrupulous policy of removing unwanted migrants from the UK without warning
The Home Office removals policy enabling it to refuse a migrant’s case and forcibly remove them from the UK, within hours and in many cases without access to legal representation, was suspended by a High Court judge today, potentially tearing the heart out of the government’s “hostile environment” strategy against migrants.
Supreme Court reasserts the role of medical experts in asylum claims by torture survivorsWednesday, March 6th, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday 6 March
Joint press release with Freedom From Torture and the Helen Bamber Foundation
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled that the lower courts were wrong to override the conclusions of a medical expert when considering forensic evidence of torture in an asylum claim.
Medical Justice statement regarding criminal charges being dropped regarding the death of Prince Fosu at Harmondsworth IRC in 2012.Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Medical Justice submits evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry immigration detention.Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Medical Justice submits evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry immigration detention.
The full submission can be found here.
Medical Justice evidence to the second Shaw reviewThursday, July 19th, 2018
Adults at Risk policy explained.Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
New briefing “Putting Adults at Risk” published. This publication seeks to explain the history behind the Adults at Risk policy, to set out in simple terms how the policy is intended to work and, lastly, to highlight some of the main issues with the policy and explain why it fails to protect vulnerable people from inappropriate detention.