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UK: Home Office forcing more people to live in 'squalor and inhumane conditions' at Napier Barracks

In response to the news that the Home Office will send more asylum seekers to ‘unsuitable’ Napier Barracks, Steve Valdez-Symonds, Refugee and Migrant Rights Director at Amnesty International UK, said: “After alarms have been raised repeatedly about health concerns at Napier Barracks - not least the possibility of coronavirus ravaging through the camp - it’s almost unbelievable that the Home Office is now seemingly intent on sending more people there. “No-one should be forced to live in the squalor and inhumane conditions of Napier Barracks, never mind potentially vulnerable people who may

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Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes Westminster action on abortion services

Women's rights are human rights

Responding to reports that the Northern Ireland Office is to make regulations to give the Secretary of State the powers to direct the commissioning of abortion services in Northern Ireland. Grainne Teggart, Northern Ireland Campaigns Manager said: “One year since abortion regulations were published, it is unacceptable that these services have yet to be commissioned. This is a damning indictment of the failure of the Northern Ireland Health Minister to prioritise the health of women and girls. “The Northern Ireland Office has legal obligations to ensure the regulations are applied. Once again

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UK: Older people in care homes abandoned to die amid Government failures during coronavirus pandemic - new report

Key failings included decisions to discharge thousands of untested hospital patients into care homes and imposition of blanket DNARs Care home managers and staff say they were left without guidance, PPE or access to testing Amnesty calls for a full independent public inquiry to commence immediately, and for the revision of current restrictive visiting guidelines A series of “shockingly irresponsible” Government decisions put tens of thousands of older people’s lives at risk and led to multiple violations of care home residents’ human rights, said Amnesty International today, following an

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