Asylum stories behind the headlines - Refugee Council
March 5, 2008

Asylum stories behind the headlines

On the BBC News website, Jackie Storer reports on a day spent at the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal in London.

Asylum is so often in the news – and asylum seekers so often demonized – that it is a sobering experience to spend a day listening to the personal stories of some of those individuals who are, whatever the rights and wrongs of the issue, ultimately guilty of nothing more than seeking a better life for themselves.