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Detention Undercover
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Detention Undercover - The Real Story exposes evidence of racism and violence at the heart of the UK's asylum system.

Over a period of three months, two BBC researchers worked undercover in a detention centre and for a company that escorts asylum seekers and immigrants around the country.

Their investigation uncovers disturbing evidence of a culture of violence, abuse and assaults against detainees.

Read more about the investigation:

Detention Undercover - The Real Story: BBC ONE, Wednesday 2 March, 2005 at 2100 GMT.

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