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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 01:50 PM
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UK 'may return Afghan asylum children next year'
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Source: BBC

Afghan children whose asylum claims have failed may be sent back to Kabul by the UK from next year.

European refugee groups have warned they risk ending up in orphanages in a war zone.

One children's rights organisation says the move may be unlawful because of a recent Supreme Court ruling.

But the Home Office, which is working with three other European countries, says it will affect only 16- and 17-year-olds whose families can be traced.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15862168
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