Response to death of Amir Siman-Tov at Colnbrook Detention Centre

18 Feb, 2016 | Asylum and Detention, Latest, Stop the hostile environment

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On the 17th February, Amir Siman-Tov was sadly found dead at Colnbrook Detention Centre. The details around the circumstances of his death are unclear.

The Jewish Chronicle have covered the story here

The Jewish News have covered the story here

The Israel National News picked up the story here

His death comes in the wake of  continued calls for reform of the detention system and particularly the Shaw Review‘s finding on how detention severely affects vulnerable people. See our director’s full response below:

Download Mia’s response here

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