Tue. Jul 16th, 2024
  1. Rwanda’s government says it takes issue with the ruling by the UK court that the country is not safe for asylum seekers and refugees.Yolande Makolo, spokesperson for the Rwandan government, said:Yolande MakoloGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesQuote Message: While this is ultimately a decision for the UK’s judicial system, we do take issue with the ruling that Rwanda is not a safe country for asylum seekers and refugees.While this is ultimately a decision for the UK’s judicial system, we do take issue with the ruling that Rwanda is not a safe country for asylum seekers and refugees.Quote Message: Rwanda is one of the safest countries in the world and we have been recognised by the UNHCR and other international institutions for our exemplary treatment of refugees.Rwanda is one of the safest countries in the world and we have been recognised by the UNHCR and other international institutions for our exemplary treatment of refugees.Quote Message: We make a significant contribution to dealing with the impacts of the global migration crisis. Rwandans know what it means to be forced to flee home, and to make a new life in a new country.We make a significant contribution to dealing with the impacts of the global migration crisis. Rwandans know what it means to be forced to flee home, and to make a new life in a new country.Quote Message: As a society, and as a government, we have built a safe, secure, dignified environment, in which migrants and refugees have equal rights and opportunities as Rwandans. Everyone relocated here under this partnership will benefit from this.”As a society, and as a government, we have built a safe, secure, dignified environment, in which migrants and refugees have equal rights and opportunities as Rwandans. Everyone relocated here under this partnership will benefit from this.
  2. Posted at 10:3610:36UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda ruled unlawfulThe British government has lost the latest round in the legal battle over its controversial Rwanda deportation policy.The Court of Appeal ruled in favour of a group of people who arrived in the UK in small boats, plus an asylum charity, who argued the policy is unlawful.A panel of three judges were split over whether Rwanda qualified as a “safe third country” for UK asylum cases to be heard, and two said it did not.It is likely ministers will challenge the ruling in the Supreme Court.

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