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18.12.14 Our casework team has opened 388 cases so far this year

15.12.14 So far there have been 201 deaths in prison; 76 self-inflicted including 13 young people aged 18-24

20.11.14 There has been one death in immigration custody and two deaths of immigration detainees held in prison

13.11.14 There have been 22 deaths involving the police this year to date

10.09.14 Another death of a woman in prison brings the total to 10 this year

06.09.14 There has been one fatal police shooting in 2014

02.07.14 Two deaths in Metropolitan Police custody in three weeks in June

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