UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has denounced as “tragic and shocking” US President Donald Trump’s policy of separating migrant children from their families at US-Mexico border.
The opposition leader said in a tweet on Tuesday that Trump’s immigration policy of zero tolerance was “immoral” as the process meant border guards separating children from their parents.
“It’s tragic and shocking to see innocent children caged like animals at US migrant camps and to hear their cries of anguish after being forcibly separated from their parents,” Corbyn wrote.
“It’s immoral and goes against fundamental human rights we must always respect, no matter the situation,” he added.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May also distanced herself from Trump’s immigration policy, saying that the UK approach was more “humane.”
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