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Recent News

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 statement regarding criminal charges being dropped regarding the death of Prince Fosu at Harmondsworth IRC in 2012.

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Vacancy : Parliamentary & Research Analyst
Friday, October 12th, 2018

Salary : £26,000- £30,000, depending on experience
Start date : as soon as possible>>

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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 review
Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Medical Justice submits evidence to the second Shaw review into the welfare in detention of vulnerable people.

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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.

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Death at Morton Hall IRC – 19th Nov 2017
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

“Since 2005 Medical Justice has been alerting the Home Office, and now more recently NHS England, about repeated systemic failures in immigration detention and warned that these will lead to further deaths unless they are addressed.>>

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BRIEFING NOTE – Medical Justice & Ors v SSHD – Adults at Risk
Monday, November 6th, 2017

BRIEFING NOTE and judgement>>

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Invite : Festive Party with Kasai Masai band live : Dec 12th
Saturday, November 4th, 2017

6pm, Wednesday 12th December.

The fabulous and terribly popular Kasai Masai band are playing Urban Equatorial Funk again for us at our Festive Party on Wednesday 12th December from 6pm at the Andover Estate Community Centre, Finsbury Park, London, N7 7RY. 

Last time Kasai Masai played for us, very few could resist getting up and dancing. Kasai Masai website here.

And there will of course be a feast.

We will be sharing tales of courage and survival, as well as remembering those who were removed from our communities. This is a chance for clinicians, lawyers, ex-detainees and others to get together in a relaxed atmosphere.

Cost : Free

Hope to see you there!

Travel costs within London reimbursed for asylum seekers / ex-detainees.

You must book : n.sayyad@medicaljustice.org.uk / 0207 561 7498

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Medical Justice vacancy – Caseworker (maternity cover)
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

An opportunity to join Medical Justice, a well respected charity advocating for the rights of immigration detainees.>>

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Media coverage of Medical Justice challenge of definition of torture JR
Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Media coverage of the judgement in the judicial review brought by Medical Justice and 7 detainees of the definition of torture in the Home Office’s “Adults at Risk” policy, including Channel 4 News, BBC News, the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Huffington Post, the Independent, Buzzfeed, U.S. News, the Sun, Sky News, Freemoevement, Scottish Legal News, the National, RT and others.

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