Human rights group Asylum Aid files legal challenge to UK's Rwanda policy

LONDON (Reuters) - Human rights group Asylum Aid said on Tuesday it had filed a legal challenge to Britain's policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.

"Asylum Aid has filed a claim in the High Court challenging the Home Office’s ‘Safety of Rwanda’ guidance," the group said in a statement.

Asylum Aid had previously signalled its intention to file such a claim.

(Reporting by Sam Tobin, writing by William James; editing by Sarah Young)