Leading barristers attack ‘cruel lawlessness’ of Priti Patel’s borders bill — The Justice Gap guest blog

Leading barristers claim that Priti Patel’s controversial borders bill  ‘represents the biggest legal assault on international refugee law ever seen in the UK’. A 95-page joint legal opinion piece written by four barristers – Raza Husain QC and Eleanor Mitchell at Matrix, Jason Pobjoy at Blackstone Chambersand Sarah Dobbie at 5 Essex Court –  on behalf of…

Leading barristers attack ‘cruel lawlessness’ of Priti Patel’s borders bill — The Justice Gap

~ by Barbara S on October 18, 2021.

2 Responses to “Leading barristers attack ‘cruel lawlessness’ of Priti Patel’s borders bill — The Justice Gap guest blog”

  1. Gah! The insanity and inhumanity are spreading like a terrible disease, threatening to become pandemic! Already the US is a poor example and now this! I guess I expected the UK to be beacon to show the US the way back to civil rights and justice… Seems the opposite has occurred – the last administration’s warped refugee policy has corrupted the UK…. I am truly saddened.

    • – afraid some refugees still travel to the UK in the hope of that beacon… I hope and pray they find at least safety. – As for the disease in the UK, I feel as far as anything in international context can be, I believe, alas, it is home-grown.

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