Removals_Deportations: Appeal Court Quashes UK Policy of Removing Migrants With Little Warning

Updated 31 May 2021: Guardian: Uncovered: the brutal secrets of UK deportation flight Esparto 11

‘All the passengers of Esparto 11 subsequently tracked down by Liberty Investigates and the Observer after being deported were from war-torn Sudan and South Sudan and claimed to be survivors of torture or trafficking.

The story of Esparto 11 also yields another fundamental question: why is the world’s fifth-richest economy so aggressively targeting a handful of at-risk people who arrived seeking sanctuary?’

On 12 August 2020 at 7.48am the first of a series of Home Office flights carrying asylum seekers left Stansted. This is the harrowing story of the hours before it took off and the anguish of those on board

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