‘Fairness’? A response to the UK Government’s Rwanda asylum plan

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Fairness, defined by the Cambridge English Dictionary, is ‘the quality of treating people equally or in a way that is right or reasonable’. According to the Oxford equivalent, it was archaically used to denote ‘gentleness; kindness’, ‘sometimes contrasted with foulness’.   Fairness was also the word chosen by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel to […]