A protester outside the Home Office in central London. The British government was to send a first plane carrying failed asylum seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A protester outside the Home Office in central London. The British government was to send a first plane carrying failed asylum seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Britain

UK sending first asylum seekers to Rwanda after London court refuses to halt deportation plan

  • First Britain-Rwanda flight of migrants expected on Tuesday despite last-gasp legal bids
  • UK says deportation policy will stop Channel crossings, but human rights groups say it is inhumane

A protester outside the Home Office in central London. The British government was to send a first plane carrying failed asylum seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A protester outside the Home Office in central London. The British government was to send a first plane carrying failed asylum seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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