Victims of torture are routinely being held in British immigration detention centres in breach of the government’s own rules, a new investigation has revealed.

The study by Medical Justice highlights the cases of 50 individuals who were detained despite medical evidence they had been tortured.

The investigation details a catalogue of errors including mismanagement of detainees’ healthcare, poor record-keeping and report writing by unqualified people.

Read more: Morning Star May 23, 2012

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