UK cancels first flight to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda


Britain late Tuesday canceled a flight that was scheduled to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda after the European court of human rights intervened saying the plan carried a real risk of irreversible harm The decision to scrap the flight capped three days of frantic cult challenges as immigration rights advocates and labor unions sought to stop the deportations lawyers had launched a flurry of case by case appeals seeking to block the deportation of everyone on the government's list and leaders of the Church of England had joined the opposition calling the government's policy immoral despite the outcry prime minister Boris Johnson has emphatically defended Britain's plan Charles De Ledesma London

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