Calls to end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques

Human Rights Committee chair Harriet Harman MP

Children with mental health issues, autism or learning disabilities should not be subjected to pain inducing techniques or solitary confinement while being detained, a report by the UK Parliament’s Human Rights Committee has said. MPs, who sit on the committee, said such actions cause physical distress and psychological harm in both the short and longer…

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Deven Pamben has more than 15 years’ experience as a journalist, working on newspapers, trade magazines and online publications. A Criminology graduate, Deven worked for Hertfordshire Constabulary before becoming a journalist. He began his journalism career at a local newspaper in Hertfordshire before moving into trade magazines in permanent roles or as a freelancer. Titles he has reported and edited on include Law Society Gazette, Harpers Wine and Spirit, and Health Club Management. Deven has also written travel features for the Sunday People, and spent two years working in Beijing for the official press agency of the People’s Republic of China.