Act now on child refugee detainees

Published on The Guardian, Sept. 9, 2010.

Download: Refugee Children’s Consortium’s Response to the Home Office consultation paper … , 14 pdf pages.

The Refugee Children’s Consortium is a group of 30 NGOs working to ensure the rights and needs of refugee children are promoted and respected in accordance with domestic and international standards. We have long campaigned for an end to the detention of children for immigration purposes and we welcome Medical Justice’s report, State Sponsored Cruelty, launched today, which exposes the physical and psychological damage caused by detaining children … (full text).

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