An update on the deportations

We’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news: Your pressure, and some great lawyers meant that the High Court has stopped the deportation of all asylum seekers on the 4pm flight tomorrow to Sri Lanka. The bad news: A furious Home Office is going to the...

48 hours to stop the flight to hell

Tomorrow 65 Tamil refugees will be deported from the UK back to Sri Lanka. This is despite a report published yesterday which showed that Tamils who are forcibly returned are often raped – and that we know this happened in two cases from the UK. Please sign this...

Australia sends back Tamil refugees amid torture claims

Australia has followed the UK’s suit by sending back Tamil refugees back to Sri Lanka. This is in spite of evidence that repatriated Tamils are being tortured in Sri Lanka. In July, the Australian government deported Tamil refugee Dayan Anthony back to Sri Lanka,...

C4 reports plight of Sri Lankans facing deportation

The original article can be accessed here and has been republished in full below. As Channel 4 broadcasts a harrowing documentary about atrocities at the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, we learn of at least 40 Sri Lankans who are being deported back into danger...

74 year old widow fears for her life if deported to Sri Lanka

The Canadian news website, Star.com reported the following story of 74 year old widow, Sugunanayake Joseph facing deportation. The full article is republished below. After her husband was assassinated during midnight mass at a church in Sri Lanka on Christmas Eve...