UK -Law and Lawyers Blog Post: Rwanda judgment 15 November 2023

The UK Supreme Court has (unanimously) dismissed the Home Secretary’s appeal in the Rwanda cases. The court upheld the Court of Appeal’s conclusion that the Rwanda policy is unlawful.

This is because there are substantial grounds for believing that asylum seekers would face a real risk of ill-treatment by reason of refoulement to their country of origin if they were removed to Rwanda.

Full details are on the court’s website –

R (on the application of AAA and others) (Respondents/Cross Appellants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant/Cross Respondent) – The Supreme Court