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  1. Apr 2022
    1. Plans to send some asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda are a breach of international law, the UN's refugee agency has said.The UNHCR said attempting to "shift responsibility" for claims of refugee status was "unacceptable".

      A breach of international law

    1. Marina Purkiss@MarinaPurkissWhat does a Govt do if it wants to avoid scrutiny of its laws? They schedule votes at 11pm so people don’t show up This happened last night... 3 awful bills were allowed to pass into law 1) Giving police powers to arrest “noisy” protesters 2) Deporting refugees to Rwanda

      This is outrageous.

    1. On 14 April 2022, the Prime Minister officially announced that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) will take operational command of responding to small boat crossings in the English Channel as part of a cross-government effort to tackle illegal migration, which will step up boat detection and help crackdown on criminal ‘pilots’.

      £50 million in new funding. How about a reception centre in Calais?