‘11th-hour reprieves’ for deportees is ‘new Home Office scandal’

At least 16 asylum seekers were pulled at the last minute off a charter flight to various European countries on Thursday morning

TRAUMATIC incidents of immigration detainees being saved from illegal deportation in “11th-hour reprieves,” is a “new Home Office scandal,” a human-rights group charged today.

At least 16 asylum seekers were pulled at the last minute off a charter flight to various European countries yesterday morning. 

Lawyers argued that the Home Office had not acted on indicators that the detainees were victims of torture and trafficking, which should have triggered probes into...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-02-21 20:08
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