Judge in Afghanistan ‘backstabbed’ by UK government’s refusal of sanctuary

Officials say man in hiding who helped prosecute terrorists does not meet relocation criteria, despite high court ruling in his favour

A senior judge who prosecuted terrorists and is now in hiding in Afghanistan feels “heartbroken, abandoned and backstabbed” by the British government for refusing to bring him to safety despite a high court ruling in his favour.

The high-profile judge, whom the Guardian is not naming for his safety, also received strong support from two former independent reviewers of terrorism legislation.

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