Rwanda Asylum Plan Campaigners’ Challenge To Be Heard On Monday

Obinwannem News Rwanda Asylum Plan Campaigners' Challenge To Be Heard On Monday

Campaigners against the government’s policy to send migrants to Rwanda say they will now take their fight to the Court of Appeal on Monday.

This comes after the High Court said the first flight to take asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda could go ahead.

About 31 people have been told they could be on that flight on Tuesday, with more planes to go later this year.

The Prince of Wales has been caught up in the row after two papers reported he had called the policy “appalling”.

The prince is travelling to the east African country later this month to represent the Queen at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting being held in the capital, Kigali.

Under the government policy, some of those entering the United Kingdom illegally, will be flown to Rwanda to apply for asylum there.

The government hopes the scheme will discourage asylum seekers from crossing the English Channel, with more than 10,000 people making the dangerou

Nwada Chinweoke Ugoabata Obinwannem News Writer / June 12, 2022

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