WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's supporters staged protests before his 51st birthday this weekend, with his wife Stella Assange among people who gathered outside the Home Office to call for his release.
“People are treated either as heroes if they expose other countries or as criminals if they expose the US,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin says.
Chartered plane is to leave one of London's airports overnight and land in Kigali on Tuesday, campaigners say, adding those due to be deported include Albanians, Iraqis, Iranians and a Syrian.
WikiLeaks founder had urged the British Supreme Court to allow him to appeal High Court ruling to extradite him to the United States, where he is facing a trial on 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying law.
London - which made border control a key plank of its successful campaign to leave the EU - insists it needs to carry out proper security checks before issuing visas.
The UK government's citizenship proposals increasingly undermines the concept of citizenship for minorities.
Among other provisions, the bill would penalise refugees who arrive in the UK illegally, while safe routes remain few and far between.
The UK government's plan to strip individuals of their citizenship on the basis of heritage only highlights the conditional nature of citizenship for many vulnerable communities.
Anti-refugee rhetoric is a useful distraction from government corruption and incompetence.
This is not a ‘migrant crisis’; this is a crisis of inhumanity.
The soaring tensions over migrants have added to strains between the two countries on fishing right.
The UK Home Secretary Priti Patel believes the Zimbabweans "committed murder, rape and other despicable crimes."
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