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650 Afghans Who Helped British Forces Still Trapped One Year On

An Afghan woman is fully covered as a Taliban fighter looks on

At least 650 Afghans who helped the British Armed Forces on operations in Afghanistan, are still trapped in the country despite having been accepted under the UK Government’s relocation scheme – ARAP. A written question by a Labour MP saw Defence Minister James Heappey MP reveal that at last count, 650 Afghans who registered and were accepted under ARAP, are

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Evacuation OF Kabul – Twitter Thread

When Kabul first fell to the Taliban, I started at thread detailing what is happening. I have continued posting to it Ocer several days now. There are currently 196 tweets containing images and video from Kabul Afghanistan. I am posting them here to act as an archive. @Channel4News have reported that the UK ambassador to Afghanistan, Laurie Bristow, has remained

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How we treat unaccompanied child refugees is a test of our humanity

An unaccompanied child refugee on train tracks

I was saddened to discover this week that Conservative MPs voted unanimously to reject rights for unaccompanied child refugees to be put back into the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB). The guarantee for the right of unaccompanied child refugees to be reunited with family living in the UK, was removed from the WAB by the Conservatives after the General Election

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