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UK may offer to deport refugees to Rwanda

UK may offer to deport refugees to Rwanda

The government plans to start a series of flights to take asylum seekers in July, but could begin the program on June 24.

The UK will put forward plans to deport asylum seekers to the central African country of Rwanda by June 24, according to documents seen exclusively. Guardian. The government plans to start regular flights in July.

The timetable change was made during the hearing of a legal challenge brought against the UK government by the FDA, a British civil servants union.

The government prosecutors had told the court that the deportation would take place from July 1 to 15. However, an adjustment was made based on that First-d0 statementsMinister Rishi Sunak On April 22, the 1st flight was scheduled for 10 to 12 weeks from that date.

The deportation policy for Rwanda faced opposition, including proposed changes in a House of Lords bill to create an independent monitoring commission for deportees and exemptions for Afghans who helped British soldiers. However, the House of Commons Rejected These changes will keep the project going.

In addition to criticism from opponents of Sunak’s government, the bill also has legal concerns, including a ruling by the UK High Court that the move is illegal under the Act. European Convention on Human Rights.

Opposition Leader of Parliament Keir Starmer has promised to cancel flights immediately if he takes office as UK Prime Minister. Second He, the refugee, has the right to wait for asylum in the country.