Rwanda expects asylum seekers to arrive from UK soon

An agreement was reached between the two countries, allowing the United Kingdom to deport all illegal migrants arriving in Rwanda from 1 January.

The first batch of asylum seekers deported from Britain to Rwanda in a controversial deal is expected to arrive in the East African the next weekssaid officials in Kigali on Thursday.

The deal allowing Britain to send migrants and asylum seekers to Rwanda has drawn heavy criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in both countries and even the United Nations. The deal, announced last month, makes it possible to send asylum seekers illegally on British soil to Rwanda, London, hoping to stop the secret crossings of the Channel, which are on the rise.

144 million euros for the device

Under this agreement, London will initially finance the device for 120 million pounds (144 million euros). The Government of Rwanda specified that it would propose the possibility”to settle permanently in Rwanda if they wish,

,The UK has informed the first group of around 50 people that they will be relocated, and we look forward to hearing from our UK partners soon.“on the date of his arrival”maybe in the next few weeksIn a statement issued on Thursday evening, Rwandan government deputy spokesman Alain Mukurlinda said. For his part, government spokesman Yolande Makolo confirmed that “The migrants (were) likely to arrive in the coming weeks,

no “human trade”

Proposals to relocate thousands of people in the coming years, which are expected to be challenged in UK courts, have been called.inhumanby advocacy groups. Human rights activists accused President Paul Kagame’s government of crushing dissent and having an iron grip on power, but in announcing the asylum deal on 14 April, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared that Rwanda “One of the safest countries in the world,

Paul Kagame said last month that there was no deal with Britain.human trade,We don’t trade humans, please. This is not the case. Actually, we’re helping“,” he said, describing the deal.innovationPresented by Rwanda.

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Paul Kagame claimed that Rwanda has been hosting refugees since “decadeespecially from neighboring countries. According to UN figures, Rwanda hosted more than 127,000 refugees in September last year, nearly half of whom were children. The majority were Congolese, followed by Burundians.

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