Media coverage of Medical Justice challenge of definition of torture JRThursday, 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.
The judgement and the Medical Justice press release are here.
Channel 4 News – Detention of torture survivors ruled unlawful
Note : the above clip is from the BBC and not part of a campaign by Medical Justice or anyone else.
BBC News at 1 –Torture survivors win asylum seeker detention ruling
Huffington Post – Torture Survivors Were Wrongly Imprisoned, High Court Rules
Freemovement – High Court defeat for Home Office over torture policy
Scottish Legal News – Asylum seeking torture survivors win legal challenge against detention rules
Press Association – picked up by many, including the Metro, the Belfast telegraph, the Jersey Evening Post, the Times and Star, and most extensively by Care Appointments – Government policy change on definition of torture ruled unlawful by High Court judge.