Asylum seekers in Napier barracks ‘face blacklist threat for speaking out’

Residents in the Home Office facility claim they have been told their applications will be ‘impaired’ if they talk to the mediaAsylum seekers held at the Home Office’s widely criticised military barracks in Kent claim they will be “blacklisted” if they…

Residents in the Home Office facility claim they have been told their applications will be ‘impaired’ if they talk to the media

Asylum seekers held at the Home Office’s widely criticised military barracks in Kent claim they will be “blacklisted” if they speak out after last week’s high court ruling that the decision to use the site was unlawful.

Staff employed by private Home Office contractors at the Napier barracks site at Folkestone have allegedly told residents that their asylum application will be impaired if they talk to the media about conditions at the camp.

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