Tag Archives: International law، UK politics، Priti Patel ،Channel crossings

Shipping asylum seekers offshore may boost Priti Patel’s hardline image, but Australian example shows it’s not a policy that works

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PA/Steve Parsons Andonea Jon Dickson, Queen Mary University of London It has been reported that the home secretary, Priti Patel, has been considering sending migrants who arrive in the UK via the English Channel to islands in the Atlantic. While Downing Street later pushed back on the idea of using the far-flung territories of Ascension Island and St Helena as …

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