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'State Sponsored Cruelty': children in immigration detention / Jon Burnett, Judith Carter, Jon Evershed, Maya Bell Kohli, Claire Powell, Gervase de Wilde

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Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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This report presents the findings of the first large-scale exploration, in the UK, of the physical and psychological harms caused and aggravated by the detention of children for immigrationpurposes. This incorporates medical and legal evidence, testimonies from detainees and ex-detainees, and other...

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ISBN: 978-0-9566784-0-9
Published: London Medical Justice 2010
Online Access: http://www.medicaljustice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/state-sponsored-cruelty.pdf
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa33871
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Abstract: This report presents the findings of the first large-scale exploration, in the UK, of the physical and psychological harms caused and aggravated by the detention of children for immigrationpurposes. This incorporates medical and legal evidence, testimonies from detainees and ex-detainees, and other associated information. The medical evidence used in this report comes from the work of 15 independent expert clinicians.
Keywords: Immigration detention, children, medical power, medical abuse, dawn raids, deportation, Yarl's Wood
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
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End Page: 79