Sri Lankans expelled from UK allege torture after deportation to ColomboIn the Media - 13 February, 2013
Around 60 Sri Lankans were due to be removed from the UK today as the UK Border Agency ploughed ahead with its latest charter removal flight, despite new concerns being raised by Parliament and the UN Committee Against Torture about the safety of Tamils being forcibly removed fro
High Court Recognises Importance of Freedom from Torture Research as Tamils Face Removal from UKNews - 19 September, 2012
Up to 60 people – many of them refused Tamil asylum seekers – are due to be forcibly removed from the UK this afternoon on a charter flight organised by the UK Border Agency.
UK must stop removals of Tamils to Sri Lanka after damning new evidence of torture on returnNews - 25 February, 2012
Freedom from Torture today called on the UK government to stop all forcible removals of Tamils to Sri Lanka after damning evidence from Human Rights Watch that a number of indiv
UK parliament tells government: UK must do more to ensure end to impunity in Sri LankaNews - 22 February, 2012
The importance of ensuring an end to impunity and ongoing abuses in Sri Lanka reverberated in Westminster today with an excellent and well-attended parliamentary debate on human rights in the country.
Sri Lanka - Out of the SilenceFeature - 11 January, 2012
Freedom from Torture has published shocking new evidence of torture in Sri Lanka which demonstrates the practice has continued long after the end of the civil war in May 2009.
End torture and impunity in Sri LankaCampaigns - 25 November, 2011
Freedom from Torture (formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture) has forensically docu
Fears for torture survivors as rejected asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka News - 17 June, 2011
A group of rejected asylum seekers were removed to Sri Lanka on Thursday despite their fears of torture on return. A subsequent removal flight is due to take place on 21 July.
European ruling upholds absolute ban on return to tortureNews - 4 March, 2008
A landmark ruling from the European Court of Human Rights reaffirming the absolute prohibition on returning people to countries known to practice torture has been welcomed by the Medical Foundation.