Refugees in the UK have shared their experiences of hardship and pain as they endured the long process of seeking asylum.
Seeking asylum in the UK can be a long and painful process that leads many into detention.
Even victims of torture have been wrongfully detained, despite laws aimed at protecting them.
The detentions also triggered street protests, with demonstrators calling for their release.
TRT World 's Sara Firth talks to some former detainees in this report.