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Yarl’s Wood Women On Hunger Strike

50 women incarcerated in Yarl’s Wood detention centre have been on hunger strike since Friday(5th Feb) in protest at the disgusting manner in which they and their children are being treated by the British government. The detention centre holds 405 women and children who are guilty of no crime other than fleeing their homes in terror of persecution. The response of the management at Yarl’s Wood? They lockdown the prison… sorry detention centre keeping women in corridors and communal areas. Some women who climbed out of windows to get away from the lockdown have been left out for days with just the clothes they are wearing. Continue reading