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Day: 11 October 2018

Home Office in major u-turn agrees to Article 3-compliant investigation by PPO into abuse at Brook House IRC

Following legal proceedings the Home Office have backed down and agreed to the appointment of the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) to undertake a bespoke and independent ECHR, art 3-compliant investigation into abuse of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) that was exposed by a BBC Panorama documentary in September 2017. The decision […]