UK Foreign Secretary William Hague petitioned by Great-Grandson of Winston Churchill to protect Afghan interpreters who translated for British troops and to give them opportunity to resettle in the UK

Dr Lofthouse
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Interpreter rejected by Britain is granted asylum in Germany Aug 13, 2013

Interpreter rejected by Britain is granted asylum in Germany

A British Army interpreter who was forced to flee Afghanistan after his father and brother were murdered by the Taleban has been granted political asylum in Germany following a campaign of support by former British army officers.


http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/defence/article3833248.ece


 

philolog
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Local interpreters Aug 13, 2013

This underscores the urgent and long-term need for the British Government to train its own military interpreters and not rely on so-called local interpreters.

 


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UK Foreign Secretary William Hague petitioned by Great-Grandson of Winston Churchill to protect Afghan interpreters who translated for British troops and to give them opportunity to resettle in the UK

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