Total 15 Posts
Following the reporting in the Telegraph of the French Navy failing to provide assistance to a refugee boat in distress in the English Channel, Dan Sohege shares his view about the way France and the UK treat asylum seekers like a nasty game of pass the parcel.
Dan Sohege on the universal nature of human rights, why it is logical, and why no one should be able to switch off from it.
With the Internal Market Bill up for debate today it is probably worth looking at why maintaining rather than breaking international law is important if the UK wishes to have any serious place in the international community.
On what led the government and ministers to believe that the laws, whether domestic and international, do not apply to them.
With protests taking place against asylum seekers, and being the eternal optimist that I am, let’s try and fully address this whole thing about “first safe country” and why it has no basis in either law or reality, along with a couple of other things.
“Safe routes” would allow asylum seekers to safely access a country and have their claim fully and fairly assessed.
If you, as many others – including the Home Office it seems, had only just a vague grasp of how different laws and treaties work in relation to asylum seekers and deportation from the UK, this very informative piece will definitely clarify things.