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About Natasha Tsangarides

Natasha Tsangarides is the researcher at Medical Justice. Her research publication Expecting Change: the case for ending the immigration detention of pregnant women was published 11 June 2013. Her earlier publication for Medical Justice, The Second Torture: the immigration detention of torture survivors, exposed how torture survivors are routinely held in immigration detention centres in breach of the Home Office's own rules.

Articles by Natasha Tsangarides

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Miscarriage, stillbirth, psychosis. Pregnant in UK immigration detention

It is government policy to detain pregnant women in only very exceptional circumstances. But it happens a lot. The Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists warn that women and their babies are being put at risk.

Pregnant, detained, and subjected to force in the UK

Pregnant women are being held in immigration detention by the British government, violating statutory legislation, and subjecting them to the use of force, says Natasha Tsangarides

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