Yarl’s Wood “cause for great concern” and vulnerable detainees at risk
Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre remains “cause for great concern”, the UK’s largest detention centres lack safety and respect, and asylum seekers have been held in “unacceptable” conditions sleeping in dirty blankets on concrete floors, according to the annual report of Chief prisons inspector Peter Clarke, released last week.
Guards dump a body in a van, healthcare for sex offenders ‘inadequate’
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Latest HMIP report reveals torture victims are kept locked up indefinitely
British detention centres lock children and torture victims in prison-like conditions and denied access to crucial services according to Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons.
Young people suffer assault, restraint and solitary confinement
Children in prison in England & Wales are experiencing high levels of assault, restraint and solitary confinement according to the latest annual report from the Chief Inspector.
But education and living conditions are improving. Here are the main findings from the report.