Published 20th February 2018

Home Secretary concedes detainee’s treatment was inhuman and degrading

The Home Secretary has decided not to pursue an appeal against Mr Justice Singh’s decision that a Nigerian asylum seeker, HA, who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, was unlawfully detained and subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment during two periods of detention in 2010. Hamish Arnott of Bhatt Murphy acts for HA.

Read the briefing note about this case here.

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