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Britain: Ministry of Foreign Affairs characterizes the decision of the ECtHR that prevented the deportation of immigrants to Rwanda ‘scandalous’

Britain: Ministry of Foreign Affairs characterizes the decision of the ECtHR that prevented the deportation of immigrants to Rwanda ‘scandalous’

British Home Secretary Pretty Patel has reiterated her opposition to a “scandalous” ruling by the Council of Europe’s European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that crashed a plane carrying refugees and migrants to Rwanda. Telegraph today.

“The opaque way this court has acted is scandalous,” said Patel, just 24 hours after the cancellation of a chartered flight to the African country on Tuesday, following a ruling by the ECtHR.

The Conservative government interior minister under Prime Minister Boris Johnson questioned the “motives” and insisted on the “lack of transparency” of the court.

With its controversial plan to send asylum seekers illegally arriving in Britain to Rwanda, in East Africa, more than 6,000 kilometers from London, the Johnson’s government claims it will curb illegal Channel crossings that have not stopped are growing despite repeated assurances that it will bring immigration under control after Brexit.

The British government’s plan, which has been widely criticized by the United Nations, is popular with the Tory electorate, according to opinion polls, and Mr Johnson wanted to get it back on track after a recent insurgency that nearly ousted him. overturn.

The ECtHR’s hasty intervention led some in Mr Johnson’s Conservative Party to propose that the United Kingdom withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights in order to implement the new immigration policy, despite criticism from various quarters, including of the Anglican Church and even of Prince Charles.

British Deputy Prime Minister Dominique Raab said on Thursday that there was no question of withdrawing from the Convention, but at the same time ruled that the Strasbourg court, which had jurisdiction over it, had exceeded its jurisdiction.

Source: AMPE

Source: Capital