There is a disturbing lack of attention being paid to this story.
"Reverend Andy Braunston, a friend of Tchatchue, has written to the director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders to ask the immigration staff to be prosecuted.
‘Alain is a blind man who uses a white stick to get around and who has fled here because of fear of the violence of the state in Cameroon,’ he said.
‘It is shameful that agents of our government have beaten this vulnerable man in an attempt to send him back to persecution.
‘We should be ashamed.’”
See also this lovely bit of monosexism:
"Before 2010, those seeking asylum were often refused permission on the grounds they could behave with ‘discretion’ when returned. However, some activists believe the attitude remains when it comes to bisexual refugees as it is apparently easier for them to be ‘discreet’.”
lol str8 privilege