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Boris Johnson Told To Apologise For Suggesting Lawyers Are ‘Abetting’ People Traffickers

Boris Johnson made his remarks at this week's cabinet meeting.Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise after suggesting lawyers were “abetting criminal gangs” putting asylum seekers on boats to the UK.The prime minister reportedly made the remarks at this week’s meeting of cabinet during a discussion the government’s policy of deporting illegal immigrants to Rwanda.The first flight to the east African country had been due to take off on Tuesday […]

today16 June 2022 1

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UK’s Divisive Rwanda Policy Has Revived A Horribly Toxic Online Slur

A racist slur linked to the Rwanda policy has been repeatedly used on Twitter to attack anyone in the public sphereThe government’s first attempt to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda may have failed, but the policy has still created a new toxic slur used on social media.Downing Street’s plan to fly illegal immigrants who arrive to UK shores via the English Channel to East Africa was derailed by a European […]

today15 June 2022

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Boris Johnson Hits Back At Prince Charles Over Government’s Rwanda Asylum Plan

The Prince of Wales has reportedly criticised the government's plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.Boris Johnson has hit back at Prince Charles after the heir to the throne criticised the government’s plan to deport illegal immigrants to Rwanda.The Prince of Wales reportedly said the policy was “appalling”.A source told The Times: “He said he was more than disappointed at the policy. He said he thinks the government’s whole approach […]

today13 June 2022

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‘Morally Wrong’: Catholic Archbishop Savages Boris Johnson’s Rwanda Asylum Plan

The Most Reverend William Nolan after he was installed as the new Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow in February.Boris Johnson’s plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda has been savaged by one of the Roman Catholic church’s most senior figures.The Most Reverend William Nolan, the Archbishop of Glasgow, said the controversial policy was “morally wrong”.In a tweet, he added: “It is an offence against human dignity and against all the […]

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