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Medical Justice wins important case


The High Court rules that the Government redefinition of torture in immigration detention policy is unlawful.

A group of unlawfully detained torture victims have been successful in their legal challenge. The ruling found that the Home Office narrowing the definition of torture in its flag-ship policy lacked “rational or evidence base”, and is being forced to change how it treats thousands of torture victims in detention.

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