Freedom from Torture briefing - Sri Lankan Tamils tortured on return from the UK


A briefing relating to a group of cases identified by Freedom from Torture of Sri Lankan Tamils tortured in Sri Lanka after they have returned voluntarily from the UK following the end of the civil war in May 2009. The evidence relates to 24 victims of torture in these circumstances who have managed to escape and return to the UK and is based either on forensic reports prepared by the Medico Legal Report Service or on referrals to us for treatment made in most cases by NHS and other health and social care professionals.