Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre. Latest news.

March 1, 2010

The Observer has gathered a series of testimonies from detainees inside the Bedfordshire centre who claimed they had witnessed women being beaten and injured during a disturbance this month. See this article:

Immigration Officers to be investigated as detainees ‘beaten’ by guards

Phil Shiner of Public Interest Lawyers is to represent Yarl’s Wood women in a bid for a judicial review. See this Guardian piece: Immigration Lawyers criticise government and this piece

Yarls’ Wood. A disgrace by Phil Shiner and colleague.

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