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Immigration Minister Refuses To Back The Government's Rwanda Asylum Plan

Huffington Post 17 May 2022
The minister responsible for refugees has refused to endorse the government’s controversial plan to send illegal immigrants to Rwanda. Lord Harrington repeatedly dodged the question while being interviewed on Times radio. The government was hit by a furious backlash when home secretary Priti Patel unveiled the Rwanda plan last month.

Channel crossings continue for a fourth consecutive day

AOL 17 May 2022
The crossings come as the minister for refugees faced questions over whether he supports the Government’s plan to deport migrants to Rwanda. Asked by Matt Chorley during an interview on Times Radio whether he is “comfortable” with the policy, Lord Richard Harrington said.

Rwandan genocide fugitive Protais Mpiranya confirmed dead

Yahoo Daily News 13 May 2022
Rwanda's 100 days of slaughter. Rwanda ... French forces in Rwanda were accused of not doing enough to stop the killing ... The "challenging and intensive" investigation to track him down was conducted by a UN body that handles outstanding war crimes cases for Rwanda and Yugoslavia ... The radio show which brought children back from the dead.

Leaders of the Ethiopian Media Council exchange experiences in Rwanda

Capital Ethiopia 12 May 2022
Leaders of the three-member of Ethiopian Media Council met in Kigali, Rwanda from� April 25-29, 2022 at the invitation of the Rwanda Media Commission ... The EMC leaders visit the Rwanda Media Commission Office, the Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency, various radio stations, the Rwanda Utility Authority and finally the Rwandan Genocide Memorial Museum.

Boris Johnson vows Ukrainian refugees will not be sent to Rwanda

York Press 12 May 2022
Speaking on LBC Radio, the Prime Minister promised that people fleeing from the conflict in Ukraine wouldn't be sent to Rwanda ... .

Fergal Keane: ‘I found myself having nightmares, flash backs…Trying to cure it with drinking’

The Irish Times 10 May 2022
“I wanted to be seen, to win awards,” he says of a career that has seen him report from the frontlines of Rwanda, Kosovo and, just this year, Kyiv ... The searing fracture-line in Keane’s life is Rwanda, to where he was sent to witness the genocide of the early 1990s ... “I went to Rwanda as somebody thinking that I knew what war looked like,” he says.

Dominic Raab vows shake-up of ‘bonkers’ human rights legislation

Belfast Telegraph 08 May 2022
The Justice Secretary, who as Lord Chancellor has a responsibility to defend the judiciary, declined to repeat Boris Johnson’s attack on “liberal lawyers” who seek to scupper plans such as the scheme to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. But he told LBC Radio that some lawyers did seek to take advantage of the existing human rights framework ... PA. / ... .

Modi’s road to genocide

The News International 28 Apr 2022
During the 1994 Rwanda genocide, “the radio and the machete” were judged the primary tools of genocide. The Rwanda Genocide Tribunal found that “incitement through Rwandan media played a key role in the instigation of genocide” ... the situation in Modi’s India to Rwanda and Myanmar.

Reject genocide deniers and war criminals

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Apr 2022
As the world commemorates 28 years since the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Africa Renewal’s Zipporah Musau caught up with Ms ... On 7 April we commemorate Kwibuka – to remember the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda ... In Rwanda, a million people were killed within three months, and in the Holocaust, six million people lost their lives.

Rwanda genocide: 'I forgave my husband's killer - our children married'

Yahoo Daily News 24 Apr 2022
To heal you must love - so believes a woman who not only forgave the man who killed her husband 28 years ago during Rwanda's genocide, but allowed his daughter to marry her son ... One of these was Gratien Nyaminani, whose family lived next to Bernadette's in Mushaka in western Rwanda ... Rwanda's 100 days of slaughter ... A good man in Rwanda.

Johnson denies attacking BBC coverage of Russia’s war with Ukraine

Belfast Telegraph 20 Apr 2022
At a private meeting of Tory MPs, the Prime Minister was said to have attacked the BBC and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for criticising his Rwanda asylum plan, claiming they had been “less vociferous” about condemning Mr Putin ... to Rwanda than of the invasion of Ukraine.

Migrants crisis rumbles on as data shows 1,000 have crossed Channel since Rwanda deal was announced

The Daily Mail 19 Apr 2022
More than 1,000 migrants have come across the Channel since last week’s announcement of an asylum deal with Rwanda ... It means that – not including yesterday’s unconfirmed total – 1,074 migrants have reached UK shores since details of the Rwanda agreement emerged on Thursday ... Boris Johnson battles the Church over Rwanda migrant plan....

Rwanda asylum plan is ‘almost Easter story of redemption’, says Rees-Mogg

The Observer 17 Apr 2022
Jacob Rees-Mogg has defended the government’s plans to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda as “almost an Easter story of redemption” after the policy was criticised as “depressing”, “distressing” and ungodly by church leaders ... Home Office chief questions whether Rwanda plan will deter asylum seekers.

Archbishop of York 'appalled' at Rwanda refugee plan

The Daily Telegraph 17 Apr 2022
The Archbishop of York says he is “appalled” at plans to send some asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda, amid a full-scale attack on government policy. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme this morning, the Most Rev Stephen Cottrell said.

UN: Britain's Rwanda migration policy breaches international law

Finger Lakes Times 16 Apr 2022
LONDON — The British government's proposal to send migrants who arrive in the country unlawfully to Rwanda is "unacceptable" and a breach of international law, the UN's refugee agency has said ... However, he accepted that it would be "difficult" to implement the plan to remove asylum seekers to Rwanda, with the government braced for legal challenges.

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