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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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High Court rules Government redefinition of torture in immigration detention policy is unlawful
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

A group of unlawfully detained torture victims have been successful in their legal challenge.  The ruling found that the Home Office narrowing the definition of torture in its flag-ship policy lacked “rational or evidence base” and was unlawful.>>

Death at Morton Hall – Third death in immigration detention in as many weeks
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

A detainee died in Morton Hall immigration removal centre yesterday – the third to die in immigration detention in the last three weeks.>>

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Medical Justice press release 20/09/17 – Dungavel death
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A detainee died in Dungavel immigration removal centre yesterday – the second to die in immigration detention in two weeks.>>

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G4S profits / healthcare contract
Friday, September 15th, 2017

The Guardian’s article, “G4S may make more profit than allowed from removal centres, figures suggest”, on 13th September 2017 reports that G4S is bidding to renew its contract to run Brook House immigration removal centre (IRC). G4S also has the contract to provide healthcare at Brook House.>>

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Press release : Death at Harmondsworth IRC 7th Sept 2017
Friday, September 8th, 2017
Press release : Death at Harmondsworth IRC 7th Sept 2017
 

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Panorama programme undercover in Brook House Immigration Removal Centre broadcast 04/09/17
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
Regarding : Panorama programme undercover in Brook House Immigration Removal Centre broadcast 04/09/17
 

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Medical Justice AGM 2017
Friday, June 16th, 2017

Standing up for vulnerable detainees. Medical Justice AGM 2017. Join us and our exciting line up of speakers on the 18th of July at Garden Court Chambers. For more detail

 

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Addressing Million Women Rise 2017
Friday, March 24th, 2017

Medical Justice Casework Manager, Theresa Schleicher, speaks to the crowds at Million Women Rise march at Trafalgar Square 2017

 

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Further media coverage for Medical Justice’s High Court challenge
Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Read the Aol news article covering Medical Justice’s challenge of the Home Office’s Adults at Risk policy.