Mohammad’s body was found dumped in wasteland on the outskirts of Basra. His
killers had burnt cigarettes into his back, broken one of his hands and legs
and shot him three times in the head and twice in the chest. His crime: to
have worked as an interpreter for the British in Iraq.
Both he and Alaa chose to become interpreters for the coalition because they
wanted to help to build a better future for their country. Mohammad, 25,
father of a six-month-old son, was the first interpreter to be killed — or
at least his was the first killing to be recorded — since Gordon
Brown promised to review the Government’s refusal to give interpreters
special help in seeking asylum.
“We are being targeted because we have worked for the British Forces,” Alaa,
24, said. He did not want to give his family name for fear of being
Shia militiamen in Basra have a hit-list of people who work, or previously
worked, as interpreters for the British-led coalition in southern Iraq,
according to Iraqi interpreters and a police source.
Read the full article in The Times
Whilst our unelected Prime Minister and part time Defence Minister, Messrs Brown & Browne safely enjoy their holidays, the suffering of those that this nation are supposed to protect goes on. We are disgusted by your actions. The blood of those Iraqi interpreters is on their hands.
NuLab – Destroying Britain from the inside out.
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