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Refugees inside Rwanda warn of challenges for arrivals from UK

Refugees inside Rwanda warn of challenges for arrivals from UK

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — As Britain plans to dispatch its earliest category of asylum-seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday amid outcries accompanied by every one one other accompanied by legal challenges, some who came to this East African country under earlier arrangements tell The Associated Press the new arrivals tin expect a difficult hour dated ahead.

"Sometimes I amuse oneself football accompanied by every one one other accompanied by inside the evening I swallow since I have nothing to do," said Faisal, a 20-year-old from Ethiopia who was relocated to Rwanda from Libya inside 2019 inside the earliest category of refugees resettled under a deal accompanied by the United Nations. "I pray done every one one day to God that I depart from this place."

Giving only his earliest name not here of extreme terror of retaliation, he remains at the Gashora center built to house refugees who had languished inside Libya while trying to stretch not here Europe. Gashora is called a transit center, nevertheless some exist fond of Faisal see nowhere to go.

A British court of rules and regulations of rules with every one other accompanied by regulations on Monday refused to place an extremity to the management from deporting asylum-seekers to Rwanda inside malice of arguments by rights advocates that the planned flights would undermine the "basic dignity" of people escaping war accompanied by every one one other accompanied by oppression. The U.K. government's deportation scheme has been widely criticized, including by Prince Charles, according to paper casual place inside set in print reports.

Rwanda is one of the most densely populated countries inside the world accompanied by every one one other accompanied by still among the least developed inside malice of its focus on modernizing since the country's 1994 genocide. The migrants who sought better lives inside Britain are expected to find fewer chances to pursue their dreams here, flat while Rwandan officials report their country while having a pleased history of welcoming those inside need.

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One of those who has found a foothold is Urubel Tesfaye, a 22-year-old from Ethiopia who is contented he found a part-time position of position of employment inside a bakery inside Rwanda's capital, Kigali. But his friends speak of moving on to Canada or the Netherlands.

"They have a sickness inside the head accompanied by every one one other accompanied by cannot settle here," he said of their intention to move.

Hundreds of people sent formerly to Rwanda under the deal accompanied by the U.N. have since been resettled inside third countries, according to the U.N. displaced human being agency. But those sent to Rwanda under the deal accompanied by Britain must apply for asylum inside Rwanda.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame told diplomats inside Kigali following the accord accompanied by Britain was signed inside April that his country accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the U.K. aren't engaged inside buying accompanied by every one one other accompanied by selling people, nevertheless while an different trying to find an answer to a worldwide migration problem.

British Home Secretary Priti Patel said at the hour dated that "access to the U.K.'s asylum system must exist based on need, not on the ability to pay people smugglers."

Rwandan authorities have said the accord would at earliest last for five years, accompanied by the British management paying 120 million pounds ($158 million) upfront to pay for homes accompanied by every one one other accompanied by integrating the asylum-seekers. Britain is expected to pay additional while Rwanda accepts additional migrants, although the exact number of people the U.K. is expected to dispatch isn't known.

Those place to go nearer under Rwanda's new accord accompanied by Britain will exist housed inside shelters around Kigali accompanied by features exist fond of private rooms, televisions accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a swimming pool. At one, the Hope Hostel, a safety retain protected from danger patrols outside, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by clocks inside the lobby show the times inside London accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Paris.

"This is not a prison," administrative Bakinahe Ismail said.

But the Gashora center for foregoing arrivals inside a rural area outer external outside the earliest city offers additional basic shared living facilities instead.

"The U.K. government, my message to them is that anthropoid beings are anthropoid beings. You cannot tell them 'Go accompanied by every one one other accompanied by carry on accompanied by to exist here' or 'Go accompanied by every one one other accompanied by do this or that.' No. Because if they exist inside be in touch better inside the U.K., at that hour dated the U.K. is better for them," said Peter Nyuoni, a displaced human being from South Sudan.

"There is nothing for me to want to carry on accompanied by to exist here," he said.

Even those who came unswerving to Rwanda to obtain away troubles at place of residence speak the country, while peaceful, isn't easy.

"When you are not employed, you cannot survive here," said Kelly Nimubona, a displaced human being from neighboring Burundi. "We cannot pay for to eat twice a day. There is no indeed indeed chance to obtain a position of position of employment or do vending on the street." But he described Rwanda while an oasis of order inside the region.

Sensitivities around the coming of the earliest asylum-seekers from Britain are so high that Rwandan officials are barring media from interviewing the new arrivals.

"Maybe subsequent when they have settled," said Claude Twishime, spokesperson for the management dividing of crisis management, which will lay clasp of inquire inside remittance of their care.

Rwanda is by that hour dated place of residence to additional than 130,000 refugees accompanied by every one one other accompanied by migrants from other African nations accompanied by every one one other accompanied by countries such while Pakistan, the management has said.

The likelihood of taking inside additional is criticized by some inside Rwanda. Opposition leader Victoire Ingabire has said the management while an different should focus on the inner political accompanied by every one one other accompanied by communal issues that push some Rwandans to become refugees elsewhere.

For years, anthropoid rights groups have accused Rwanda's management of cracking down on perceived dissent accompanied by every one one other accompanied by keeping firm jurisdiction on numerous aspects of life, from jailing critics to keeping homeless people off the streets of Kigali. The management denies it.

Such tensions are expected to exist fair under the external outside this month when Rwanda hosts the Commonwealth heads of management summit. Britain will exist centre there while it continues to face questions concerning its deal accompanied by Rwanda.

Some Rwandans said the local affluence isn't prepared to clasp the people arriving from Britain.

"Look, numerous people are jobless here," said Rashid Rutazigwa, a mechanic inside the capital. He said he didn't see numerous opportunities flat for people accompanied by skills accompanied by every one one other accompanied by training.

"But if the management promises to pay salaries to (the migrants), at that hour dated it will exist fine," he added.

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