Pretty Smile, Ugly Policies: UK Races To Deport Asylum Seekers Ahead Of Brexit

Utterly Shameful
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Scores of vulnerable asylum seekers, including suspected victims of trafficking and torture, are scheduled to be deported this week as the home secretary Priti Patel ramps up removal operations ahead of Brexit.

Groups monitoring the impending round of flights to the EU say that the Home Office’s planned operation to remove potential trafficking and torture victims without proper screening is unlawful and breaches a recent court order. An interim high court ruling last month said the Home Office […] risked “serious […] injustice and irreversible harm.” (Read the full article here Guardian). Obviously one for the well known human rights lawyer Leader of the Labour Party – except he keeps deathly silent.