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How the UK plans to export its asylum seekers

Last week the UK government announced a scheme to send asylum seekers arriving on its shores to the central African nation of Rwanda, 10,000 kilometers away. The plan has plenty of opposition in the UK, but even if it never happens, it serves a political purpose,says London editor Denis Staunon.


Plus: is Rwanda ready to be a safe haven for the UK's asylum seekers? On several trips there, Sally Hayden learned about how similar schemes operated by the EU and Israel operated.

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