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Medical Justice UK
Working to promote and defend the health rights of immigration detainees including by arranging independent medical assessments
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Detention Action Feb 6
Replying to @DetentionAction
Christopher Richards was also scheduled to be removed on today's charter flight, despite being a key witness at the inquest of Carlington Spencer who died in detention in 2017. The Home Office were accused of trying to “obscure access to justice”
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Detention Action Feb 13
The Home Office is disregarding evidence of torture, sexual violence and trafficking and keeping vulnerable people locked up indefinitely
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TheDetentionForum Feb 11
Two witnesses believe the Home Office tried to deport them before they could testify at the inquest in March investigating the death of their friend at centre. They claim to have “strong evidence” that the death could have been prevented
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TheDetentionForum Feb 11
- As Agatha of says, Immigration is a wholly unnecessary, unjustifiable practice. It is one of the most harmful aspects of the UK’s for migrants and a shameful abuse of civil rights that cannot be ignored
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Danny Feb 11
Spent today at Taylor House Tribunal Hearing Centre to watch my friends bail hearing. Pleased the judge has upheld the bail decision from December 2018 whilst we undertake a JR at the High Court. Big thanks to , , and .
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Medical Justice UK Feb 9
Just 6% of vulnerable detainees released from UK immigration centres
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Medical Justice UK Feb 8
Replying to @harmit_athwal
Well said Harmit. Medical Justice calls for an end to immigration detention, full-stop, for those seeking asylum and those who aren't. Miss you.
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Medical Justice UK Feb 6
Medical Justice training day for clinicians interested in volunteering Sat 30th March. Info bottom of and more info Thanks in advance for volunteering, exposing medical mistreatment of immigration detainees
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Bhatt Murphy Feb 5
The Home Office has again backed down on of victims of torture Jed Pennington BhattMurphy, & Ben Jaffey QC act for . Vital evidence from and
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DuncanLewisPublicLaw Jan 18
Court stays removal. takes our client off the plane with 15 mins to go. Not fit to fly & suicide risk! report & urgent work by of & our @MariaAchton
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Danny Jan 18
With under thirty minutes to spare, my friend was saved from deportation to Iraq. Thanks to the brilliant people at , and . The fight now continues for his right to live in the UK with his British wife, son and daughter.
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Ben Doherty Jan 16
Nauru doctor wins global free speech award for speaking out on offshore immigration
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DuncanLewisPublicLaw Jan 6
Home Office wanted to remove client today after decision, ignoring 17 yrs she’s spent in UK; removal deferred after report from supporting account of sexual violence & forced domestic labour. Our & with
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Phil Miller Jan 4
Turns out those 'Independent' Monitoring Boards at immigration detention centres aren't so independent after all, what with Home Office clerks working for them ...
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DuncanLewisPublicLaw Jan 2
As we come back to work today, we're very proud of colleagues who kept watch over the Christmas period to stop using the season to perpetrate injustice. Esp our & with of &
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Doctors of the World Dec 12
Theresa Schleicher, Casework Manager , Anna Miller, UK Policy and Advocacy Manager
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Medical Justice UK Dec 12
6pm Tonight ! Unfettered Freedom of Movement at Medical Justice Festive Party. Few will resist dancing to the fabulous live Kasai Masai band playing Urban Equatorial Funk. Join us, ex-detainees, clinicians, lawyers, campaigners, for a feast. Details
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Mary Kamara Dec 11
“Without their actions I would have missed my daughter’s birth, and faced the utter injustice of being deported from this country without having my (now successful) appeal heard.”
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Garden Court Chambers Dec 11
Garden Court's Stephanie Harrison QC, & Mark Symes instructed by on behalf of all three medical charities intervening in case:
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Medical Justice UK Nov 30
Immigration detention centres must be closed -
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