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Yarl's Wood former detainee. <br />
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Bedford (Bedfordshire, England), 13/05/2017. Today, more than two thousand activists and members of the public from across the UK gathered outside the notorious Yarl's Wood I.R.C. Immigration Removal Centre in Bedfordshire, lead by the "Movement for Justice By Any Means Necessary" to protest against the alleged inhuman conditions of the 400+ detainees (showed in a Channel 4 undercover investigation - http://bit.ly/1E6X4pz) and to call for immediate closure of all detention centres. <<Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre for foreign nationals prior to their deportation from the United Kingdom, one of 13 such centres currently in the UK. It is located near Milton Ernest in Bedfordshire, England, and is operated by Serco (British outsourcing company based in Hook, Hampshire. It operates public and private transport and traffic control, aviation, military weapons, detention centres, prisons and schools on behalf of its customers - Source Wikipedia.org), who describes the place as "a fully contained residential centre housing adult women and adult family groups awaiting immigration clearance." Its population is, and has been, overwhelmingly female. […] >> (Source - Wikipedia.org at http://bit.ly/1GiTFWB). The protest of today was the 11th demo organised at Yarl's Wood and the largest ever at a detention centre in the UK. Mabel Gawanas, 43 - the longest-serving detainee at Yarl's Wood: three years - attended the demo, gave a speech and chatted on the phone offering her support and solidarity with the people detained (For an article about Mabel Gawanas please click here: https://goo.gl/3JCTCB - Source, Bedfordshire On Sunday).<br />
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Yarl's Wood former detainee.

Bedford (Bedfordshire, England), 13/05/2017. Today, more than two thousand activists and members of the public from across the UK gathered outside the notorious Yarl's Wood I.R.C. Immigration Removal Centre in Bedfordshire, lead by the "Movement for Justice By Any Means Necessary" to protest against the alleged inhuman conditions of the 400+ detainees (showed in a Channel 4 undercover investigation - http://bit.ly/1E6X4pz) and to call for...
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