Denmark is supposed to be the first EU country to prepare those seeking refuge outside Europe, at a point of government anger that has angered human rights activists.
The country’s parliament will vote on Thursday on a law that would allow Denmark to send asylum seekers to a third country, particularly in Africa, for a re-examination.
Initial reading of bilu did not receive support from the middle-left leaders of the Social Democrats and the central opposition.
But the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said he rebuked as a “dangerous competition to the ground” that goes against the principles of international cooperation.
Demark has been known to take on one of the most difficult issues in migration to the EU, under a foreign minister. Mattias Tesfaye, A Social Democrat who is also the son of an Ethiopian immigrant.
The country is the first in Europe to declare an area around Syria’s capital, Damascus, safe for refugees back to. The government has also taken steps to destroy homes, including forced evictions to relocate them to try to combat the so-called ghettos in several Danish cities.
According to recent estimates, asylum seekers who come to Denmark will be deported to a third country, where their occupation will change. If possible, the asylum seeker may be allowed to remain in the third country and if not, the nation will expel them.
“Survival strategies have failed. It is ineffective and unjust. Children, women and men are drowning in the Mediterranean or being trafficked in migration, while human traffickers make a lot of money, “Tesfaye told the Financial Times, adding that the” main goal “is to reduce the number of” seekers “fleeing Denmark.
The Danish are the most recent experiments from European countries setting up camp in Africa. Then UK Prime Minister Tony Blair he tried in 2004 to persuade Tanzania to address the grievances but failed.
Some lawmakers who are leaving the opposition have criticized the government for not mentioning a third country it could use, saying they refused to give it a “carte blanche”. But interest was drawn in Rwanda after Tesfaye and a Danish prime minister visited Kigali’s capital in late April, signing a memorandum of understanding on flight and migration.
The agreement did not include any grievances, and Kigali said that “receiving asylum seekers in Denmark” was also not part of the agreement. But Amnesty International also warned that any attempt by Denmark to send asylum seekers to a third country would not be “unconstitutional, but illegal.”
Rwanda has a history of hospitality, and has about 130,000 visitors, mostly from neighboring Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Although the original plans to relocate people from Africa to Rwanda were achieved in 2018, the Emergency Transit Mechanism Center, or ETM, was established the following year in Gashora.
This comes after the Rwandan government, UNHCR, and the African Union signed an agreement to protect refugees and detainees in Libyan prisons. More than 500 refugees – mostly from Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia – have been sent from Libya to Rwanda.