Wednesday, August 08, 2007

What A Shabby Little Country Britain Has Become

We are talking of ninety translators and their families, shameful.

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain will not grant automatic asylum to dozens of Iraqis who work for British forces in Iraq, the government said on Tuesday, despite fears that they face persecution or even death once the troops pull out.

Around 90 Iraqi interpreters work alongside the 5,000-strong British contingent in southern Iraq, accompanying troops on raids and patrols. They frequently disguise their faces because they fear retribution if they are identified by locals. more

Update: A bit of rhetoric for the time being.

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