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UK court orders Whitehall to disclose information about policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

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By introducing a policy of sending some migrants into Africa, London hoped to deter immigrants and gangs smuggling them across the Channel from entering the country illegally.

Judge Lewis ruled that much of Whitehall’s policy regarding sending some asylum seekers to Rwanda needed to be made public, a major move for several nonprofits seeking to end the practice. Victory.

The UK Foreign Office, led by Prime Minister candidate Liz Truss, has removed 10 policy clauses, citing them as potentially damaging to bilateral relations with Rwanda and undermining national security. I tried to prevent it from being published. But Judge Lewis, who reviewed the case, decided that clarifying six of the ten provisions was more in the public interest than a kickback on foreign relations.

“I recognize the public interest not to undermine international relations with friendly nations. However, the public interest of ensuring access to relevant information in this case outweighs that consideration.” said the judge.

Passages of the six policies are set to be unsealed at a court hearing on Sept. 5 initiated by a group of applicants who claim the policies endanger the lives and violate human rights of asylum seekers. As they seek to prove the policy illegal, they have been asked to investigate the details behind it, which are reflected in his 10-point internal document of the British government.

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Group cites reports of state surveillance, torture and even spontaneous killings in Rwanda as indications of potential threat to British asylum Seeker transferred thereThis claim was supported by several British news outlets, including the BBC, The Times and The Guardian, who sent their own material to the court.

“There is a national control, security and surveillance structure from national level to national level. [households]Political opposition will not be tolerated, and arbitrary detention, torture, and even killing are recognized as methods of strengthening control,” the claimants argued.

London insists on that policy. send asylum seekers to Rwanda Instead of allowing them to stay in the UK, they emphasized that they would be safe and help maintain the security of the country. It was launched in response to a surge in cases.

Whitehall blamed France and various criminal groups for the increase in illegal immigration, and said the new policy would deter both gangsters and illegal immigrants.



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