Migrant Detentions Set to Begin as UK Parliament Passes Rwanda Asylum Bill

2024 • 3min • News • International


Published On: April 23, 2024 – The UK Parliament has approved a contentious bill allowing asylum seekers to be sent to Rwanda for their claims to be considered, despite opposition from activists and the UN. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hailed the move as a deterrent to illegal migration, but critics argue it undermines refugee protection and sets a troubling precedent.