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.
As the horrors of Aleppo are laid bare, experts told BuzzFeed News the government's treatment of vulnerable Syrians was "inhumane and dangerous”.
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.
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.
Processing delays and impossible bureaucratic barriers are separating families by thousands of miles and leaving vulnerable asylum-seekers in limbo, BuzzFeed News has learned.
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.