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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

UK Border Agency asserts that Sri Lankans pay to get maimed so they can claim asylum

Burnt with metal rods and cigarette butts? Maybe so, says the Border Agency, but you paid someone to do this to you. A surgeon with expertise in torture scars argues that 'self-torture by proxy' is a dangerous fiction.

Routine neglect by UK government-contracted doctors brings torture victims fresh trauma

Medical reports on torture victims in the state's care are of poor quality and lack clinical judgement, says HM Inspectorate of Prisons

Shoot the NHS whistleblower: malignant managerialism is killing people

More lies, gags and payoffs - and in the NHS, unlike in News International, the victims end up dead

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