The first Rwanda-bound flight was grounded yesterday after the ECHR intervened

The Rwanda scheme will continue to face legal challenges despite the dismissal on Monday (13 June) of an urgent interim injunction by leading refugee charity, Asylum Aid, to halt removals to Rwanda. Asylum Aid are being advised by Leigh Day.

The charity has confirmed that despite the court’s decision it will continue with its judicial review challenge to the scheme.  

A separate application by Detention Action, Commercial Services Union (PCS), Care4Calais for an urgent injunction to stop the flight was also refused in the Court of Appeal on Monday following initial rejection at the High Court on Friday 10 June 2022. 

However, the first removal flight to Rwanda scheduled for 10:30pm yesterday (Tuesda...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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