When this controversial plan was announced in mid-April, Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who will visit Kigali at the end of June to attend… Commonwealth Summit – Taking legal actions by groups concerned with defending human rights.
“Although we know there will be attempts to thwart the process and delay it,” Home Secretary Priti Patel said on Tuesday deportationsI will not back down and I will remain committed to implementing what the British public expects.”
She commended a “new phase” towards implementing a partnership with Rwanda as part of the government’s reform strategy.asylum system The disrupter and break the network of smugglers’ business.
The statement said that people deported to Rwanda would be able to “rebuild their lives there in complete safety.”
In order to deter the increasing illegal crossings of the canal, the agreement allowing the UK to deport migrants and asylum seekers to Rwanda has drawn strong criticism from human rights groups and the opposition in both countries and even from the United Nations.
Under the agreement, London will initially fund the operation with up to 120 million pounds (141 million euros).
The Rwandan government said it would offer the migrants the possibility of “permanently settling in Rwanda if they so wish”.
One of the organizations that intends to appeal the decision of the British government quickly denounced the announcement of the Home Secretary, expressing its regret that this decision precedes celebrations The platinum jubilee of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne.
“What a way to celebrate Jubilee Weekend by telling torture victims andslavery who have traveled thousands of miles to safety that they will be banished to a dictatorship.”
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