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Image caption US Border Patrol agents from El Paso conduct training exercises near the Mexico border. A US immigration detention centre in the state of Texas has stopped force-feeding migrants, officials say. Six men on hunger strike at a centre in El Paso were being fed forcibly through plastic nasal tubes. Relatives said it was causing severe nosebleeds and vomiting, while the UN warned it could amount to torture. Earlier this week a US district judge told Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop force feeding two of the men. ICE officials told AP that a total of 12 detainees in El Paso were refusing food in protest against conditions at the detention centre. The detainees, main... Full story

16 February