Hassan Seguya, a Ugandan refugee who spent six months in two different immigration detention centres after his initial asylum claim was refused, told IRIN about one particularly stressful issues for detainees. I felt like I was in prison, but it was worse because you dont know [the length of] your sentence, he told IRIN. I was only waiting to be deported and I thought to die here [in detention] would be better because I knew theyd torture me back home, said Seguya, who recounted how he spent three years behind bars in Uganda, where he was allegedly beaten and tortured, after being accused of

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