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Draconian UK Law Puts Vulnerable Asylum Seekers at Risk

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A group of people on the deck of HMC Seeker as they wait to be brought ashore by the UK Border Force in Kent. September 22, 2020. © 2020 Gareth Fuller/PA Wire via AP Images Perhaps the most draconian immigration bill in the United Kingdom’s history, is moving swiftly through parliament, in its final days of scrutiny in the Commons. The Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to dismantle core tenets of the international refugee regime, one which the UK helped establish. It would see vulnerable Afghans and other asylum seekers being criminalized and imprisoned for up to…

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