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By law, all mariners have a duty to provide assistance to vessels in distress at sea, as per the International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea, 1974.
The small boats that are used to cross the Channel are often overloaded and sometimes taking on water, but when French vessels have attempted to intercept them, migrants have threatened to jump into the sea, or even throw children overboard.
Their refusal to be rescued by French authorities puts lives at risk, so the French have no option but to shadow the boats across the Channel until they reach British waters, where the migrants are safe in the knowledge that they will be taken to Britain, rather than back to France....
While under current EU law migrants can be sent back to the EU country where they came from (as the Dublin regulation stipulates that the EU country where migrants are registered is responsible for their asylum process), the legality of UK's practice of returning migrants back to France is being questioned.
An investigation by the Guardian found that migrants were swiftly being returned to France, without demanding enough evidence that they had been fingerprinted, had claimed asylum or had spent time in the first EU country before arriving in the second. Human rights lawyers and campaigners say that they have
Gathered evidence reveal that under the current UK initiative to deport migrants to France -- Operation Sillath -- migrants are not assessed properly but rather returned to France without due process.
Lily Parrott, a lawyer at Duncan Lewis solicitors, who is working on a legal challenge about Operation Sillath, was quoted by the Guardian as saying: "We feel that this is being done illegally and on the basis of a conflation between the Dublin convention and a UK-France treaty about border management."
"This would be an egregious breach of European law that allowed many asylum-seekers to be wrongly removed from the UK,” she added.
But fully in line with UK's new policy as a puppet state for US hawks who can't swallow the fact that China has beaten them in tech, trade and the spread of wealth and health.