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Deportation: Sudan

Home Office written question – answered on 24th September 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Cox Baroness Cox Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they consider Khartoum to be a safe place to which to deport non-Arab Sudanese migrants.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

The Home Office’s assessment of the situation for Sudanese asylum seekers is set out in the relevant country policy and information notes, which are available at

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sudan-country-policy-and-information-notes.

As they set out, a consideration of whether it is safe for a person to return to Khartoum will depend on the individual facts of their case.

Country analysis and general guidance for Home Office decision makers on handling particular types of protection and human rights claims. This includes whether claims are likely to justify granting asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave, and whether – if a claim is refused – it is likely to be certifiable as ‘clearly unfounded’ under section 94 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.

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