The Ay family, Kurdish refugees from Turkey, win six-figure payout from the Home Office eight years after childhood ordeal

Child asylum seekers win compensation for 13-month detention

Diane Taylor and Simon Hattenstone, guardian.co.uk,
Friday 6 January 2012

Four children who were incarcerated in detention centres for 13 months – the longest time children have ever been locked up in the UK – have won a six-figure compensation payout from the Home Office more than eight years after their release. Continue reading