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Government fails to protect victims of torture from harm in immigration detention, says Joan Ryan MP

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Our country has a proud history of providing sanctuary to people fleeing violence and persecution. However, the suffering faced by many victims of torture in the Government’s immigration detention system runs counter to our country’s proudest traditions.

Today I called on the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to urgently address serious failings in the immigration detention system and improve safeguards for victims of torture.

You can watch my speech here: 

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