The plane that was meant to be the first to transport migrants to Rwanda, at MOD Boscombe Down base in Wiltshire, Britain. Photo: Reuters
The plane that was meant to be the first to transport migrants to Rwanda, at MOD Boscombe Down base in Wiltshire, Britain. Photo: Reuters
Britain

UK vows to pursue asylum seeker policy after first deportation flight to Rwanda cancelled

  • Britain’s move to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda was put on pause by a European court on human rights grounds
  • The deportation plan, which UK authorities say will reduce deadly Channel crossings, has been criticised as inhumane

The plane that was meant to be the first to transport migrants to Rwanda, at MOD Boscombe Down base in Wiltshire, Britain. Photo: Reuters
The plane that was meant to be the first to transport migrants to Rwanda, at MOD Boscombe Down base in Wiltshire, Britain. Photo: Reuters