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Based on new ruling, UK may deport Afghan interpreters

Based on new ruling, UK may deport Afghan interpreters

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:14

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): In compliance with a new court ruling, Britain may send Afghan translators back to their conflict-devastated country, a media report said on Saturday.

The Court of Appeal overturned a ban on the deportation of the Afghans seeking asylum in the United Kingdom, Daily Mail said.

At least two interpreters, whose cases are still being processed, could be deported to their country. Three more translators, whose asylum requests have been rejected, are facing a similar fate.

The newspaper said the interpreters, who made it to the UK on boats and trucks, could be deported within weeks as flights to Kabul resume.

Ahmed, who may be sent back to Afghanistaninfo-icon after the rejection of his asylum claim, told the daily Afghanistan is more dangerous than it had been under Talibaninfo-icon’s rule.

Fifteen more interpreters are, facing death threats from the militants, are reportedly trying to enter to enter Britain after desperately fleeing Afghanistan.

While overturning the ban on deportations, the Court of Appeal said its verdict was driven legal reasons.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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