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How A Controversial Law Led To A Young Man Being Deported For A Murder He Didn't Even Witness

Last year a landmark ruling gave hope of appeal to hundreds convicted under the criticised legal doctrine of joint enterprise. But it came too late for Edward Conteh.

MaeveMcClenaghan 2 years ago

Syrian Asylum-Seekers Are Being Forcibly Removed From The UK To Other EU Countries

As the horrors of Aleppo are laid bare, experts told BuzzFeed News the government's treatment of vulnerable Syrians was "inhumane and dangerous”.

MaeveMcClenaghan 2 years ago

Albanian Children Seeking Asylum In The UK Are Disappearing In Record Numbers

Some of Europe's most vulnerable children are seeking refuge in the UK only to disappear from care and possibly fall into the clutches of people-traffickers, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal.

MaeveMcClenaghan 3 years ago

High Court Ruling Leaves Trafficked Children At Risk, Campaigners Say

Fifteen-year-old Quan is one of hundreds of children who arrive in the UK then disappear from care or upon release from adult detention centres. But a judge found that in Quan's case, the Home Office had met "the adequate minimum standard" of care.

MaeveMcClenaghan 3 years ago

Refugee Families Are Being Torn Apart By British Bureaucracy

Processing delays and impossible bureaucratic barriers are separating families by thousands of miles and leaving vulnerable asylum-seekers in limbo, BuzzFeed News has learned.

MaeveMcClenaghan 3 years ago

Hundreds Of Children Seeking UK Asylum Are Disappearing From Care

At least 239 unaccompanied children went missing in 2015, a huge increase on previous years, an investigation for BuzzFeed News and BBC Radio 5 Live has revealed. Experts told BuzzFeed News they fear predatory traffickers are to blame.

MaeveMcClenaghan 3 years ago