Iraqis face UK asylum hurdle

Al Jazeera follows former translator who risked his life for British forces.

    Seven months after British forces pulled out of the Iraqi city of Basra, many who worked for them are feeling abandoned.
    An estimated 20,000 Iraqis worked for the British forces, but like those who worked for US forces, many have been villified.

    The UK government introduced a special aid scheme for translators back in 2007, but the criteria is very high.
    Rosie Garthwaite travelled to meet one successful asylum seeker.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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