From my article in The Sunday Times today:

The European Asylum Support Office headquartered in Valletta has received several reports from migrants detained at the Lyster and Safi barracks of physical torture, beatings, solitary confinement, denial or delay of medical care and, in some cases, electrocution.

The EASO says it has “discussed” these reports with the Maltese authorities but the ministry responsible denies ever receiving reports of physical ill-treatment of detainees.

Read the rest of the article here.