Britain’s interior minister Suella Braverman said she was convinced Rwanda was a safe country to resettle migrants who had arrived in Britain illegally but she declined to set any deadline for the first deportations to the country.
The African Union revealed that arrangements are underway to transfer thousands of migrants sheltering in Libya to Rwanda, based on an agreement signed between the Union, Rwanda and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Tunisian As-Sabah News reported on Friday.
Rwanda has renewed its partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the European Union (EU) for hosting asylum-seekers evacuated from Libya, authorities said.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Thursday it evacuated 174 asylum-seekers out of Libya to safety in the Emergency Transit Mechanism in Rwanda.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has facilitated the evacuations of more than 100 refugees, including 38 children, on a flight out of Libya to Rwanda, announced the U.N. agency on Thursday.
103 migrants, including women and children, have been evacuated from Libya to Rwanda on Thursday night, announced the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) evacuated on Tuesday a group of 132 vulnerable asylum seekers out of Libya to Rwanda.