Rwanda deportations: how the first asylum flight from the UK was cancelled

by 24britishtvJune 15, 2022, 3 p.m. 18
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On 14 June the first flight to Rwanda was scheduled to deport seven asylum seekers but the government was forced to cancel the flight after the ECHR raised a case for one of the people onboard. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Campaigners disrupted the roads surrounding Heathrow airport while human rights groups launched a flurry of legal battles in an attempt to stop the controversial policy from progressing Rwanda asylum flight cancelled after 11th-hour ECHR intervention ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jun/14/european-court-humam-right-makes-11th-hour-intervention-in-rwanda-asylum-seeker-plan ‘Tens of thousands’ to a cancelled flight: how No 10’s Rwanda plan began to fall apart ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jun/15/tens-of-thousands-to-a-cancelled-flight-how-no-10-rwanda-plan-began-to-fall-apart The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Sign up to the Guardian's free new daily newsletter, First Edition ► http://theguardian.com/first-edition Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram.com/guardian The Guardian on YouTube: The Guardian ► https://bit.ly/guardiannewssubs Guardian Australia ► https://bit.ly/guardianaussubs Guardian Football ► https://bit.ly/gdnfootballsubs Guardian Sport ► https://bit.ly/gdnsportsubs Guardian Live ► https://bit.ly/guardianlivesubs

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