For Syrians and Syrian-Palestinians, crackdowns on expressions of solidarity with Palestine have exposed a “double standard” in European democracies and reopened old wounds. As the political climate hardens, they fear their full participation in European society is increasingly at risk.
British government crisis and legal challenges leave UK-Rwanda deportation deal on standby until September
Half of the 130 asylum seekers—among them more than a dozen Syrian nationals—due to be deported from the UK to Rwanda have been released on bail, while the other half are still detained.
‘I won’t go. I’d rather die’: The agony of two detained Syrian asylum seekers facing deportation from the UK to Rwanda
Legal challenges submitted by several NGOs could halt the UK government plan to offshore asylum seekers to Rwanda, but the threat of deportation is already taking a toll.
Fifteen Syrian asylum seekers are scheduled to be deported from the UK to Rwanda on June 14, in the flight inaugurating a controversial ‘offshoring’ deal with the east African country