Published Monday February 19 2018
The High Court has ruled that the Home Secretary falsely imprisoned the wife of a UK resident refugee over an eleven month period and the conditions she was detained in at Yarlâ€™s Wood were inhuman and degrading. The claimant was represented by Stephanie Harrison QC of Garden Court Chambers and Jed Pennington of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors.
A copy of the judgment can be downloaded here. For background to the detention of people with mental illness, download Jed’s article for Socialist Lawyer, ‘Immigration detention: a shameful, inhumane system’.