UK Deports Nigerian Woman Seeking Asylum Over Casteration Fears

Published 5 years ago by: oyinlola jakes
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32 year old Afusat Saliu (pictured right) has been deported from the UK after a campaign to keep her in the country failed. There was a campaign against her deportation on the grounds that her two daughters, 4 and 2 (pictured above) face the possibility of female genital mutilation in Nigeria.

Afusat had fled Nigeria in 2011, claiming her stepmother had threatened to circumcise her first daughter. She was pregnant again at the time and claimed she feared her second daughter would also be subjected to FGM.

Afusat and her two daughters were arrested on May 28th by the UK Border Agency and although over 120,000 people signed a petition calling on the Home Office not to deport her, the campaign failed as the woman and her kids were put on a flight back to Nigeria yesterday June 4th.
"We consider every claim for asylum on its individual merits and in this case, the claimant was not considered to be in need of protection. The case has gone through the proper legal process and our decision has been supported by the UK courts on five separate occasions, while the European Court of Human Rights declined an application to halt the removal." UK Home Office said.
Afusat's lawyer said she's spoken to her since she returned to Nigeria and said Afusat is quite upset at being sent back and plans to continue fighting her case until she's allowed back in the UK.


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jar84 at 08:40 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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daveobahon at 09:06 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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DrSoba at 09:21 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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In my opinion this is not a clear reason to seek international protection. Because it is a family issue.
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Wysetots at 09:26 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad
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dickman2 at 09:27 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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ok
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Kingoflion at 09:33 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Wow, woman i feel you. The good life in Uk have entered into your blood that you do not want to smell suffering again in Nigeria. God will help you.
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winace at 09:51 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Oh why na. And she really tried o.
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winace at 09:51 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Oh why na. And she really tried o.
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Larry28 at 09:52 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Old News
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dynasty4all at 09:55 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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BRITISH NA WAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOD DEY OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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kelemann at 10:20 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Her lie lie no work. Try anoda one and keep trying. Like say things better for Naija all these no for happen naa.
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osamabinladin at 11:05 AM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Noted !
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Patode at 12:11 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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This idea of Nigerians going abroad to trash the Country needs to stop. It is good to live in a clean and organised Country, but you should get the proper documentation. Trying to use the kids is just down low.
She needs to try another gimmick. "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm"- Winston Churchill.
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Dbanjay at 12:20 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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phyuk British man
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cocoeni at 01:52 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh?
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osarobo62 at 02:50 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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cheiii , which one be CASTERATION again for NP Grin
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osarobo62 at 03:03 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: DrSoba on 09:21 AM,  5/06/2014
In my opinion this is not a clear reason to seek international protection. Because it is a family issue.
thats all
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dareper at 03:25 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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Who go see heaven want come enter hell fire?
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christianity at 05:43 PM, 5/06/2014 (5 years ago)
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since u step ur foot on naija soil,just go back to ur village and start doing something else,cos nothing will evermake them to grant ur request of entering to england again till after 10yrs.
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