Sexual harassment and 'inhumane' conditions: Should quarantine hotels be banned?

A law firm has taken legal action against the UK’s quarantine hotels, accusing them of being a “fundamental breach of people’s human rights”.

PGMBM has issued court proceedings against the UK government for its quarantine hotel on behalf of travellers affected upon entering the UK from red list countries. The firm previously sought a judicial review of the regulations travellers coming from red-list countries have to follow.

Currently, red-list travellers must spend 11 days in a quarantine hotel at a cost of £2,285 (€2670.86).

Conditions inside these hotels have come under scrutiny in recent weeks. There have been reports of sexualy harassment, inadequate food, squalid surroundings, and adverse mental health effects from

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