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On the misconceptions regarding asylum seekers pushed not only by anti-immigration activists and the media, but also the government. Reality is very different when you take the time to look at it.
Imagine my lack of shock at finding out that Nigel Farage either does not know, or does not care – quite possibly both – the facts related to asylum seekers in the UK, deportations, International Law, or Human Rights.
Asylum seekers cannot be penalised for their manner of entry. Not to mention that it is illegal to intercept and return refugees without hearing their cases.
If Americans re-elect Donald Trump, it will send a strong message to the world that the US does not prioritise human rights, the rule of law and democracy.
Shipping asylum seekers offshore may boost Priti Patel’s hardline image, but Australian example shows it’s not a policy that works.5 min read
What’s really going when the home secretary gets out her map of far-flung British territories?