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Dr Sara de Jong interviewed on Newsnight

Posted on 17 May 2023

Afghan interpreters stuck in Pakistan

Dr Sara de Jong was interviewed on Newsnight last night for a news story on "Why are Afghan interpreters who worked with British forces in Afghanistan and are eligible to settle in the UK, now stuck in hotels with their families in Pakistan?"

Sara says "The interpreters have been left behind in Pakistan in hotels, forgotten about, out of sight, out of mind."

You can watch the whole interview on Newsnight via iPlayer, the story starts at the 19-minute mark.