The UK authorities’s therapy of asylum seekers is not only centered on the controversy surrounding the flights to Rwanda.
Additionally it is below menace of authorized motion over the destiny of 120 Sri Lankan Tamils stranded on British territory in the midst of the Indian Ocean.
Greater than 10 households, together with 28 youngsters, have been marooned in a camp on Diego Garcia since being rescued from their sinking boat.
They’d risked the journey seeking a greater life, after years spent in squalid refugee camps in India, the place those that fled Sri Lanka’s brutal civil struggle declare they’re denied primary rights.
Channel 4 Information understands immigration checks have began to find out the place they might be transported to.
In an announcement, the Overseas Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace informed us that they’ve been “working tirelessly to discover a long-term resolution” for the households presently on Diego Garcia and that “their welfare and security have been our prime precedence’ always. Additionally they mentioned they’ve ‘helped to offer meals, telecoms and medical help in addition to provision for training and welfare”.