Published 13th December 2021

Torture survivor on hunger strike detained by home office died following shortcomings from the home office, prison service and healthcare providers.

On 10 December 2021 the inquest into the death of Keethswaren Kunarathnam (known as “Kumar”), an immigration detainee, concluded. The jury found that Kumar died by suicide on 23 February 2018. They found there were failings from all organisations involved in his care.

See press release here.


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