The government has assured Asylum Aid no flights will take place before its application is heard by the courts

Leigh Day has been instructed by leading refugee charity, Asylum Aid, to apply for an urgent interim injunction to stop the government flying refugees to Rwanda until its application for judicial review can be heard on Monday 13 June at 2pm at the High Court.

Asylum Aid provides legal representation to those seeking protection from persecution in the UK. It has issued the judicial review legal challenge in the week before the Home Office plans to start sending thousands of asylum seekers from countries such as Sudan, Syria and Iran to Rwanda under a deal struck with the country's government. 

The injunction seeks to prevent any flights taking place – including the first flight which is scheduled for Tuesday 14 ...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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