Good Piece in The Economist on the UK’s treatment of Eritrean refugees: Turned Away: On thin evidence, Britain declares its biggest source of refugees safe after all:
Judges who consider asylum appeals also seem to disagree with the Home Office’s strict new approach. Eritreans’ success rate on appealing against rejections soared to 86% in the third quarter of this year, up from 31% in the same period last year. The number of appeals lodged in the past six months is greater than in the previous six years. “What a massive waste of time and money,” exclaims Colin Yeo, an asylum lawyer at Garden Court barristers’ chambers.
Whole thing well worth a read, it is a very good summary of the controversy.