UK: Detainee died in centre after allegedly waiting 15 minutes for medical help


"What was supposed to be a ten-day dream holiday, including a trip to Scotland, turned into a nightmare when they were sent straight to Yarl's Wood because officials believed they planned to stay in the UK despite having booked return tickets to India."

See the article: Detainee died in centre after allegedly waiting 15 minutes for medical help (Eastern Eye, link)

See also: Dying for Justice (IRR, link): "gives the background on 509 people (an average of twenty-two per year) from BAME, refugee and migrant communities who have died between 1991-2014 in suspicious circumstances in which the police, prison authorities or immigration detention officers have been implicated"

 

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