Human Rights

Total 6 Posts

Commonwealth leaders gather in Rwanda as UK refugee plan focuses attention on human rights.

5 min read
The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Rwanda will be complicated by the UK’s plan to send refugees to Rwanda. A policy that, like almost everything else Boris Johnson touches, is likely to reflect badly on everyone involved.

What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop a UK flight from taking off to Rwanda?

4 min read
The European court blocked the UK from deporting asylum-seekers to Rwanda until after cases in the UK are decided. Will the UK government now consider withdrawing from the European convention on human rights altogether?

All government wants is for asylum seekers to be out of sight out of mind.

3 min read
Rather than doing anything practical to tackle gangs, the government blames human rights lawyers – the very people who are making sure asylum seekers are correctly and lawfully processed.

How the UK’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is 21st-century imperialism writ large.

5 min read
How will asylum seekers relocated from the UK be accommodated in Rwanda, beyond temporary plans to convert a former hostel into a detention centre, and what will happen to those who are not granted asylum? Whatever. For the UK, the UK-Rwanda deal represents yet another business interest in Africa.

How the Home Office spends money hurting people.

3 min read
Instead of wasting more money on failed immigration policies, on hurting and othering people, the UK Government could use it to help people struggling in this country.

A moral vacuum... on either side of the English Channel?

4 min read
On either side of the English Channel, the debate is about a moral vacuum.
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