Oxfam reaction to Supreme Court ruling that government's Rwanda asylum scheme is unlawful

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In response to the Supreme Court ruling that the Government's policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful, Katy Chakrabortty, Head of Policy and Advocacy at Oxfam GB, said:

“It will be a great relief for many that the Supreme Court has ruled against this inhumane scheme which sought to punish rather than protect those fleeing conflict and persecution.

“The government now needs to look again at its asylum policies. The only solution to stop people risking their lives on dangerous small-boat crossings is for the government to open more safe and legal routes for those seeking asylum.”


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