to travel to, The Independent can reveal. These include 141 who have been sent to Afghanistan – where campaigners say their British links make them targets for extremists. Figures obtained through freedom of information laws also
Hundreds of children who sought refuge in the UK have been deported once they turn 18 to countries the Foreign Office says are too dangerous
show young people were sent to conflict-hit countries including Iraq, Somalia and Sudan. In total, 734 people who had been handed some form of reprieve in the UK as minors were ejected from the country from January 2015 to last September.