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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak sacks British Home Secretary Suella Braverman over top controversies

United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has sacked British Home Secretary Suella Braverman amid growing pressure to remove her from cabinet over her comments on pro-Palestine marches in the UK. Braverman had criticized the Metropolitan Police for its handling of the pro-Palestinian protests, accusing them of bias in their handling, the BBC reported.

This was the second instance when the dismissed Home Secretary was removed from the post. Earlier, he was forced to resign from the cabinet of former British Prime Minister Liz Truss over a controversy related to sending a document from his personal email. Braverman has been embroiled in many controversies in the past.

Here are Suella Braverman’s 5 biggest controversies

Living on the streets a “lifestyle choice”

Earlier in November, Braverman had sparked controversy by saying that people who were sleeping in tents on the streets were doing so as a “lifestyle choice”. He further said that rows of tents occupied by people cannot be erected on the roads.

Braverman approached Have come from.” “Streets as a lifestyle choice.”

Rwanda ‘Dream’

In October 2022, when Braverman was UK Home Secretary in the cabinet of former British PM Liz Truss, she said it was her “dream” to see asylum seekers deported to Rwanda.

The plan to deport asylum seekers was drawn up under former UK PM Boris Johnson. According to the Guardian, she was filmed saying it was her “dream” to see such flights.

Sending official documents from personal email ID

Braverman’s tenure as Home Secretary during the Prime Ministership of Liz Truss was cut short by controversy over sending an official document from her personal email ID.

He was ordered to resign after a serious breach of ministerial rules, where he sent an official document from his personal email to a fellow MP, The Guardian reports. She became the shortest serving Home Secretary since 1834.

Asylum seekers ‘pretend to be gay’

Suella Braverman faced criticism in September this year after saying that asylum seekers lie about their sexuality in order to gain refugee status in Britain.

He claimed there were “numerous examples” where asylum seekers pretended to be gay or transgender in order to “game the system” and get “special treatment”, The Irish Times reported.

Part of British-Pakistani male grooming gang

Braverman had accused British-Pakistani men of being part of a grooming gang, sparking outrage. In an interview with Sky News, Braverman said that the group of men, almost all British-Pakistani, are part of gangs who “stalker vulnerable English girls, drug them, rape and harm them”. Are”.

In April, speaking to Sky News, Braverman said, “It is clear that what we have seen is a practice whereby vulnerable English girls, sometimes in care, sometimes in challenging circumstances, are stalked and raped They are given drugs and are harmed.” “Gangs of British-Pakistani men who operate in child exploitation rings or networks.”



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