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boris johnson

The UK’s Controversial Rwanda Asylum Plan Explained As Legal Challenge Fails

Home secretary Priti Patel and Rwandan minister for foreign affairs and international co-operation, Vincent Biruta, sign a memorandum of understanding.A widely-criticised plans to fly migrants who cross the English Channel in small boats more than 4,000 miles to Rwanda is set to go-ahead after a High Court ruling.The controversial scheme, announced in April, was facing a legal challenge from campaigners who wanted to block the first deportation flight next week.The plan […]

today10 June 2022

Adil Ray

Rwanda Asylum Plan Is Being Used As ‘Vile’ Racist Slur, MPs Warn

Adil Ray said the policy was being used as a "racist slur"The government’s controversial plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is being used as a “vile” racist slur, MPs have warned.Boris Johnson unveiled the scheme last week, prompting a furious backlash from politicians, charities and the Church of England.But it has now emerged that some social media users are using the policy to abuse people of colour.Shadow foreign secretary […]

today22 April 2022

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