Stormy seas ahead: UK’s controversial Rwanda asylum plan faces moral and legal challenges

AOAV dives into the UK’s contentious Rwanda asylum policy, highlighting the legal, ethical, and political waves it has generated

AOAV’s Executive Director was refused a journalist visa in Rwanda to investigate human rights concerns there. He spoke to the BBC about his concerns of it being a ‘safe’ country for refugees

In response to the UK Supreme Court declaring its Rwanda asylum policy unlawful, the UK government is drafting emergency legislation to establish Rwanda as a safe country for asylum seekers. AOAV’s Executive Director appeared on the BBC to argue that to establish this notion of safety would require proper scrutiny of Rwanda.