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Why Priti Patel’s Plans to Overhaul The Asylum System Make No Legal Sense

The human rights act dictates that the UK is obliged to protect asylum seekers. So why is the home secretary ignoring it?

Helen O'Nions

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Helen O'Nions

Associate Professor at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University

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