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What is rule 39? UK Government tells civil servants to ignore European Court of Human Rights on Rwanda deportations5 min read
The UK Government faces challenges in its asylum plan to send refugees to Rwanda, amid legal debates, prompting it to instruct civil servants to ignore European Court of Human Rights’ rule 39 orders. Persistent violations risk expulsion from the Council of Europe, impacting human rights.
Brexit has not only failed to deliver on its promise of reducing immigration and controlling borders, it has also made the immigration issue worse and more difficult to manage. The government’s chaotic and ineffective immigration policies, such as the Rwanda policy, have only added to the problem.
Rishi Sunak remains committed to stopping small boat crossings while exploring alternative “safe” countries. The PM stands firm, citing European examples, amid the political dispute over the European Court’s role in immigration strategy.
Supreme Court rules Rwanda plan unlawful: A legal expert explains the judgment, and what happens next4 min read
The UK Supreme Court deems the government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda unlawful, citing concerns about refoulement and lack of respect for non-refoulement principles. The ruling challenges the government’s Illegal Migration Act, necessitating a reevaluation of asylum policies.
Sending UK asylum seekers to Ascension Island is a legal non-starter – if the government really is planning to do it5 min read
The UK government is briefing that a remote patch of land in the South Atlantic, Ascension Island, could become a processing hub for people crossing the Channel in small boats.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that interim measures are legally binding under international law.
The UK government is introducing a bill to deter small boat migration and remove those who arrive illegally. It violates international law, overriding domestic laws, the Refugee Convention and Human Rights Law.