London Daily

Focus on the big picture.

Dozens of Rwanda Detainees Released by Courts

Dozens of detainees set for Rwanda flights have been released on bail as no flights are imminent. Prime Minister Sunak faces significant legal challenges against his policy, while other political parties demand its termination. Courts operate under the assumption that flights are possible unless instructed otherwise.
Immigration detention is lawful only if a flight is realistically imminent.

Lawyers for asylum seekers detained for potential Rwanda flights report that 79 clients have been released on bail.

Many detainees were held since late April after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced flights would start in early July.

Government lawyers have now informed the High Court that no flights will occur before July 24 at the earliest.

The Home Office has kept detainee numbers undisclosed and refrained from comments on the Rwanda operation.

Sunak promises regular flights if re-elected, while Labour pledges to end the policy if victorious in the July 4 general election.

Liberal Democrats and SNP also oppose the scheme, citing international law violations.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors confirmed bail for 50 clients, highlighting many are torture and trafficking survivors.

Wilsons has had all 15 clients released, and Bail for Immigration Detainees reports 14 clients freed.

Immigration rules dictate detention only if imminent deportation is probable.

Courts are handling significant legal challenges against the Rwanda plan, with the UN refugee agency providing expert evidence on alleged abuses in Rwanda.

Courts assume flights could happen unless advised otherwise.

Related Articles

London Daily
Olaf Scholz to Run for German Chancellor Again in 2025
TikTok Fined by UK Regulator for Child Safety Data Reporting Failures
Miracle Baby Born After Gaza Airstrike
Global Tech Outage Caused by Bug in CrowdStrike's Software
Ukrainian FM Open to Peace Talks with Russia, China Reports
EU to Transfer Interest from Frozen Russian Funds to Ukraine
Greenpeace Co-Founder Paul Watson Arrested in Greenland
EU Relocates Summit to Punish Hungary over Orban's Ukraine Visit
Netanyahu Seeks Meeting with Trump During Washington Visit
World's Hottest Day Recorded on July 21
UK Labour Government To Halt Migrant Housing on Accommodation Barge
President Biden Returns to White House After Testing COVID Negative
Trump Says Kamala Harris Would Be Easier Election Opponent Than Biden
Thousands Protest in Mallorca Against Mass Tourism
Immigration Crackdown Targets Car Washes and Beauty Sector
Nigeria's Controversial Return to Colonial-Era National Anthem
Hacking Vulnerabilities: Androids vs. iPhones
Ukraine Crisis Should Be EU's Responsibility, Says Trump’s Envoy
A Week of Turmoil: Key Moments in US Politics
Barrow's Sacred Heart Primary School Faces Long-Term Closure
German National Sentenced to Death in Belarus
Elon Musk's Companies Drop CrowdStrike After Global Windows 10 Outage
US Advises India on Russian Ties Amid Geopolitical Shifts
Trump Pledges to End Ukraine Conflict if Reelected
Global IT Outage Unveils Digital Vulnerabilities
Global IT Outage Sparks Questions About Financial Accountability
CrowdStrike Bug Affects 8.5 Million Windows Devices
Flights Resume After Major Microsoft Outage
US Criticizes International Court's Opinion on Israeli Occupation
CrowdStrike Update Causes Global IT Outage Due to Skipped Quality Checks
EU’s Patronizing Attitude Towards Africa Revealed
Netanyahu Denounces World Court Ruling on Israeli Occupation
Adidas Drops Bella Hadid Over Controversy
Global Outage Caused by CrowdStrike Update Impacts Millions
Massive Flight Cancellations Across the U.S. Due to Microsoft Outage
Global Windows Outage Causes Chaos Across Banks, Airlines, and More
Russia Accuses Ukraine of Using Chemical Weapons
UK's Flawed COVID-19 Planning Exposed by Inquiry
Ursula von der Leyen Wins Second Term as European Commission President
Police Officer Injured in Attack in Central Paris
Hulk Hogan absolutely tore it up at the RNC.
Paris is being "cleansed" of migrants and homeless people ahead of the Olympics.
Lamine Yamal arriving at his school after winning the Euros
Campaigners Urge UK Government to Block Shein's London IPO
UK Labour Government's Legislative Agenda
UK Labour Government to Regulate Powerful AI Models
Record Heat Temperatures in Ukraine Amid Power Crisis
UK Government Plans to Remove 92 Hereditary Peers from House of Lords
King Charles III Delivers Labour Government's First King's Speech
Officials Remove 'Disastrous' Label from Liz Truss's Mini-Budget