100 war criminals apply for UK asylum in a year: Border agency blocks claims made by suspects accused of genocide
Nearly 100 suspected war criminals applied to stay in Britain last year – and barely a handful have been sent home.
However, human rights laws invariably mean that the worse their crimes, the more difficult it is to send them home.
The figures, released under the Freedom of Information Act, showed applications from nationals of Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Rwanda, Serbia and Sri Lanka. Read more
Jack Doyle | The Daily Mail | 31st July 2013