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Stop the Rwanda flights

A few weeks ago, people power and some smart legal work, stopped a plane that was to take refugees to Rwanda. But the fight is not over. The Rwanda scheme will see people who came to the UK hoping to find safety, instead forcefully removed to a country they have no connection to, thousands of …

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Celebrities urge Commonwealth to stand against refugee deportation to Rwanda

Celebrities, many with heritage from African countries in the Commonwealth including Sophie Okonedo, Martins Imhangbe, Lucian Msamati and Anita Asante, are urging Commonwealth leaders who are attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda today (25 June 2022), to take a stand against the UK government’s new policy to deport refugees to the same …

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We stand in condemnation of the disturbing Rwanda scheme: our coalition letter to the Editor

As leaders from all over the world prepare for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and on World Refugee Day, over 170 organisations signed a letter to the Editor published in today’s Independent. These included groups led by refugees, human rights organisations, international development agencies, major faiths, women’s groups and regional and local service …

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