Revealed: five men killed in past year after being deported from UK to Jamaica

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Killings put pressure on Home Office to justify resumption of deportation charter flights

At least five people have been killed in Jamaica since March last year after being deported from the UK by the Home Office, the Guardian has learned.

The killings took place after the men were sent back to Jamaica – which has one of the highest per capita murder rates in the world – despite strict rules prohibiting deportations to countries in which an individual’s life may be in danger.

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