ECHR confirms order to stop deportation of migrant from UK to Rwanda

The building of the European Court of Human Rights is seen ahead of the start of a hearing in Strasbourg

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights confirmed it had issued an order on Tuesday preventing the deportation of one individual due to be on the first flight of migrants from Britain to Rwanda due to depart hours later.

The court had decided "that the applicant should not be removed until the expiry of a period of three weeks following the delivery of the final domestic decision in the ongoing judicial review proceedings", its ruling said.

(Reporting by Michael Holden; Editing by Kate Holton)

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