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Detained Iraqi refugees speak out against treatment by UK and Iraqi government collaboration

Twenty Iraqi refugees currently detained in Colnbrook immigration detention centre are demanding they be released from conditions they describe as “worse than prison”. In a statement sent to the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees they say: “The Iraqi Embassy is collaborating with the Home Office to send people with strong ...

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UK Government continues to detain Iraqi Asylum seekers  The UK Government continues to threaten Iraqi and Kurdish nationals with forcible deportation and continues to detain them for long periods in detention centres. IFIR has received the following appeals from detainees held in Colnbrook & Harmondsworth,detention centres.

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