YARL

AcronymDefinition
YARLYakima Agricultural Research Laboratory (Washington)
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The Women for Refugee Women (WRW) report into Yarl's Wood heard testimonies from 14 Chinese trafficking victims, who spoke of the anguish they suffered as a result of being detained.
After being taken to Yarl's Wood, which holds adult women and adult family groups who are subject to immigration control, they were finally allowed to remain in the UK last year after two removal orders were cancelled after they had twice been driven to an airport.
| Opelo Kgari and her mother won their fight after five months in Yarl's Wood removal centre, inset
The Yarl's Wood facility has become a key focus of activists fighting against deportations.
For the last three months she has been held in Yarl's Wood - a secure centre run by Serco on a Bedfordshire industrial estate which is notorious for sexualmisconduct allegations and suicide attempts.
Already Douglas Devananda's EPDP holds the 'Veena' symbol and it is said there won't be much of a distinctinction between 'Yarl' and 'Veena' and both symbols might confuse voters.
"There are two completely independent complaints systems at Yarl's Wood, one with the Independent Monitoring Board and one with the Home Office, and whenever complaints or allegations have been raised they have been properly and fully investigated and where appropriate the police have been informed.
In her report, Ms Manjoo said it was of "regret" that despite repeated requests her access to privately-run Yarl's Wood in Bedfordshire was denied.
"The Government needs to look at what the hell is going on at Yarl's Wood," she said.
"Arif has been physically abused, his family have been mentally abused, and Azbaa has suffered incarceration for more than nine months in Yarl's Wood.
And Jeanine was detained by UK Border Agency (UKBA) officials on March 10 and taken to Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre in Bedfordshire.