‘Unlawful, structurally unfair’ fast-track asylum system scrapped in Court of Appeal

Britain’s Court of Appeal has suspended the controversial detained fast-track (DFT) system, which imprisons thousands of asylum seekers each year while they appeal rulings.

The High Court ruled the
process was unlawful on June 12, but put a “legal stay
on the decision, meaning the fast-track system remained in
operation until government had exhausted attempts to

However, the Court of Appeal quashed the legal stay on Friday,
ruling the DFT must end immediately.


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