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‘Parents had to watch their children deteriorate’: The ‘disturbing’ effects of resignation syndrome

Doctors at asylum processing sites – often in prisons or shipping containers – say traumatised patients are suffering ‘resignation syndrome’

Refugees are increasingly being forced into “inhumane” immigration detention centres in a breach of international law, the World Health Organisation has warned.

  • Harriet Barber
  • The Telegraph

The number of migrants in such sites – often based in prisons, shipping containers and warehouses – has more than doubled in the past decade in some European countries.

The WHO said that conditions varied substantially country by country, but in many of the centres refugees and asylum seekers are at risk of communicable diseases, violence and…

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