‘I fear for my life’: UK urged not to deport Zimbabwean activist

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‘I fear for my life’: UK urged not to deport Zimbabwean activist

Human rights organisations say Blessing Goronga’s life would be in danger if he was forced to return home

Human rights organisations have accused the Home Office of breaking international law after it decided to deport a Zimbabwean member of the opposition party whose life would be in danger if he returned home partly because his brother fought in the British army.

A senior British politician has written to the home secretary to say that if the deportation leads to Blessing Goronga’s arrest or persecution, it would be “intolerable … an eternal blot on Britain’s record”.

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