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‘Waiting is mental torture’: how Hostile exposes the human cost of Britain’s immigration policies
Sonita Gale’s Bafta-longlisted documentary is a difficult watch, but it shows powerfully the pain inflicted on innocent people by a broken system

Amelia Gentleman

21, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘The Taliban are seeking revenge’: ex-cultural worker on a UK project
Omar is in hiding – concerned about his five daughters, he has applied to move to Britain

As told to Amelia Gentleman

19, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘We’ve been forgotten’: the British embassy security guard in Kabul
Abdullah says guards who risked their lives for the British cannot understand why they have been abandoned

As told to Amelia Gentleman

18, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I was expecting the government’s help’: British taxi driver stuck in Afghanistan
Nasir is stranded in Jalalabad with his family and says he feels let down by the UK Foreign Office

As told to Amelia Gentleman

17, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Eritrean teenager who killed himself in UK lacked right support, inquest finds
Social workers struggled to provide effective help for Alexander Tekle, one of four friends who all killed themselves, coroner says

Amelia Gentleman

07, Jan, 2022 @8:13 PM

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Eritrean refugee was traumatised by friend’s suicide, UK inquest hears
Alexander Tekle was second of four Eritrean asylum seekers to kill themselves within 16-month period

Amelia Gentleman

04, Jan, 2022 @6:32 PM

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Windrush: high court rules claimants’ human rights breached by Home Office
Minister could have applied discretion when considering citizenship applications, says judge

Diane Taylor and Amelia Gentleman

16, Dec, 2021 @2:51 PM

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Hundreds approved for evacuation to UK remain trapped in Afghanistan
British nationals and vulnerable Afghans stuck without help months after Taliban takeover

Aamna Mohdin and Amelia Gentleman

07, Dec, 2021 @5:28 PM

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MP raises concern over Bulgarian nationals’ UK benefit suspensions
Kate Osamor raises concern that Bulgarians are being unfairly targeted for benefit fraud investigation

Amelia Gentleman

06, Dec, 2021 @8:03 PM

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A 975-day nightmare: how the Home Office forced a British citizen into destitution abroad
The long read: Richard Amoah went to Ghana for his father’s funeral and found himself barred from returning to Britain for two and a half years. Like other victims of the Windrush scandal, he is owed compensation – but what will he actually get?

Amelia Gentleman

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Whistleblower tells inquiry of ‘shocking’ abuse at immigration detention centre
Former officer who filmed undercover footage at Brook House, says managers were complicit

Amelia Gentleman

29, Nov, 2021 @7:50 PM

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Not doing enough? France senses policing alone won’t stop risky crossings
UK suggestions that the French are not exerting themselves enough belies a more complex situation

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and Amelia Gentleman

26, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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