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BBC News Interview with HRAS on Proposed English Channel Migrant Pushbacks

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BBC News Interview with HRAS on Proposed English Channel Migrant Pushbacks

9 September 2021 London. UK. Following a 48 hour period of ongoing controversy after the UK Home Office suggested that push-backs of migrant boats crossing the English Channel would be used in limited and specific circumstances by UK Border Force vessels to redirect migrants into French territorial waters, the BBC has spoken with […]

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English Channel Migrants and Refugees: Safety of Life at Sea Comes First 
Sep 09, 2021 08:59 am

Tweet this story: London. UK. On the English south coast bordering The English Channel the number of migrants and refugees crossing from France to England seeking a better future has seen a surge this week with a period of good weather.  Today, it has been announced in the UK press that the UK Home Office is preparing for the UK Border Force to push back boats containing migrants and refugees into French waters thereby challenging international and maritime law positions for the long-standing assurance of safety of life at sea.
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