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Refugees arrested in UK – to be sent to Rwanda

Refugees arrested in UK – to be sent to Rwanda

Footage released by the UK Home Office shows people being handcuffed, taken out of their homes and loaded into vans. Sky News.

“Our dedicated enforcement teams are working to quickly arrest those who have no right to be here so the plane can get off the ground,” Interior Minister James Wise said in a statement on Wednesday.

Arrests are made after that Legislation to send UK asylum seekers to third countries was finally approved in April. The reports came after the government struggled for two years to overcome legal and political hurdles that stood in the way Reuters. According to the government, the law aims to reduce dangerous journeys through the English Channel. Reuters writes that 7,500 refugees have crossed the water from France to Britain so far this year.

He writes that the Ministry of Home Affairs has increased detention capacity at the detention center to accommodate those arrested in the coming weeks. BBC. The ministry says flights have been booked and an airport has been put on standby. According to Reuters, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wants the first flights to the African country to take off in July.

Human rights organizations like Opposition to the law, according to Reuters, is expected to launch new legal proceedings to stop the plan.

– People are too afraid, Natasha Sangarides of Freedom from Torture told Reuters, adding that the fear of arrest could force some asylum seekers to go underground.

Earlier this week it was reported that the country had sent its first migration to Rwanda, however, the BBC reported that refugees could receive up to £3,000.

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