Government’s action condemned as racist
In spite of ongoing legal attempts to prevent the deportation of people to Jamaica who have lived here since childhood, seventeen people were deported to Jamaica this morning. 170 MPs yesterday called for the deportations to be halted.
Others pointed out one elephant in the room:
The government has claimed that the seventeen were serious offenders, but opponents of the move have objected that white foreign offenders such as Australian Rolf Harris are not deported in spite of grave offences – and that this is a continuation of the Tories’ Windrush racism.
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