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Detainees win torture claims test case

Hundreds of people who were tortured before seeking asylum in the UK could seek compensation and release from immigration detention. The High Court said the Home Office had failed to follow its own policy on releasing detainees who could show they were victims of torture. In a test case, five...
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Death At Oakington Detention Centre.

An investigation has been launched into the death of a 40 year old Kenyan man detained at Oakington immigration removal centre. A fellow detainee told NCADC that the man woke at 2am feeling dizzy and sick, and made repeated pleas for a doctor and painkillers. He was told he would...
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