Evidence on assaults and abuse during deportation collected

Evidence on assaults and abuse during deportation collected


Written by: IRR News Team

A coalition of groups assisting asylum seekers, including Medical Justice and the National Coalition of Anti Deportation Campaigns, is collecting information on alleged cases of assault during removal.

The information required for the study is detailed in the document (available at the link below) but includes a person’s name or initials; the date of alleged incident; the place of alleged incident description of incident; Immigration Escort company involved (if known); whether the incident was reported to police; whether a complaint was submitted to the Home Office or Immigration Removal Centre; country to which the removal / attempted removal was.

Related links

National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns

Medical Justice

Download the table detailing the information required (word doc, 102kb)

For further information or return completed forms to: assaultsduringremoval@hotmail.co.uk.

The Institute of Race Relations is precluded from expressing a corporate view: any opinions expressed are therefore those of the authors.

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