Exporting people seeking asylum – Rwanda

There will be further protests about removals to Rwanda:

Protests on 5 September due to postponement of court hearing date!! following the Care4Calais & PCS Union’s legal challenge, the case will go to court again for a hearing to decide whether the Rwanda policy itself is lawful. See reports below

Updated 10 November 2022: Independent: UK human rights record and Rwanda deportation plan attacked at UN review

Treatment of asylum seekers and shredding of Human Rights Act come under fire in Geneva

The UK’s plans to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda and tear up the Human Rights Act have been fiercely criticised at a United Nations review.

Rishi Sunak’s government suffered the embarrassment of countries ranging from the United States and Germany to Angola questioning its human rights record, at the gathering in Geneva.

Washington highlighted how the UN refugee agency has raised the alarm about the intention “to send asylum seekers to third countries”, starting with Rwanda.

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