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Detention centre demo

Demonstrators gathered outside a immigration detention centre in Oxfordshire today to mark 20 years since it opened.

Protest at detention centre

Demonstrators gathered outside an immigration detention centre in Oxfordshire today to mark 20 years since it opened. The first detainees were brought to Campsfield in November 1993.

Since then campaigners say more than 25,000 people have been held there under the Immigration Act without charge or time limit. Former Campsfield inmate Paulette Bongsuiru-Mengnjo Former spoke to Meridian about about the demonstration.

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