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Hundreds take part in protest calling for end of immigration detention centres

Protestors in Lincoln today Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Campaigners from across our region have joined simultaneous protests around the world - against the use of detention centres for immigrants.

Thousands are thought to have staged demonstrations - including outside Morton Hall in Lincolnshire today.

The Home Office says it is "committed to treating all detainees with dignity and respect and takes the welfare of detainees very seriously.

Orashia Edwards with his mother Credit: ITV Yorkshire

One of those campaigning was the mother of Jamaican man Orashia Edwards who was detained three times at Morton Hall.