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Asylum seekers say they are risking their lives to leave UK after being held at ‘inhumane’ military barracks

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Asylum seekers say they are risking their lives to leave the UK months after arriving due to the “inhumane” conditions they have been subjected to in former military barracks.

People who crossed the Channel on small boats last year to seek sanctuary in Britain have told The Independent they are now attempting to return to mainland Europe by boarding lorries in Dover, saying they feel they have been treated like they are not human beings in the UK.

Concerns have been mounting about conditions at a Ministry of Defence site known as Napier Barracks, in

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Army to conduct training exercises at Schofield Barracks in February

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SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (KHON2) — The U.S. Army announced on Friday, Jan. 29, that local communities near Schofield Barracks may hear essential training activities that will be conducted during the month of February.

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All mission-essential training exercises are required to adhere to health guidelines regarding physical distancing, mask-wearing and frequent sterilization. A full list of the scheduled training can be found below.

  • Feb. 1-4: Army mortar training, Schofield Barracks. Training will occur during daytime and evening hours.
  • Feb. 3-10: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and
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