Government loses appeal on sending asylum seekers to Rwanda

29 Jun 2023

The Court of Appeal today handed down judgement in R (AAA and ors.) v SSHD [2023] EWCA Civ 745. It found that the policy of the Secretary of State for the Home Department to relocate certain asylum seekers to Rwanda was unlawful.

The judgment is available here.

It has received extensive media coverage, including by the BBC, CNN, the Financial Times, the Guardian, and the Telegraph.

Nikolaus Grubeck and Julianne Kerr Morrison, instructed by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, acted for Freedom from Torture, who intervened in support of the successful appellants.