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U.K. Cancels First Flight Set to Send Migrants to Rwanda

LONDON—The British authorities Tuesday night canceled a flight due to deport a first group of asylum seekers to Rwanda, following a last-minute intervention by a European human-rights courtroom.

The U.Ok. authorities in April stated that it could ship some migrants who arrive within the nation illegally to go and dwell within the central African nation. The intention, the federal government stated, is to discourage people smugglers. The first group of asylum seekers have been supposed to be flown to Rwanda on Tuesday. But in an early setback to this new flagship immigration coverage, all seven migrants have been faraway from the plane after the European Court of Human Rights questioned whether or not they can be returned to the U.Ok. ought to the relocation coverage later be deemed unlawful. A U.Ok. courtroom is due to rule on whether or not the coverage is authorized in July.

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