Aneurin Brewer interviewed by BBC TV South East Today

August 12, 2021
Aneurin Brewer has been interviewed by BBC TV’s South East Today news programme discussing the recent case of Iranian asylum seeker Fouad Kakaei.

Kakaei had fled Iran because his “life was in danger” and commented on how the past five years in Europe had been “hell”.

Aneurin Brewer successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal against the conviction of Kakaei for facilitation of breaches in immigration law.

Talking to BBC TV’s South East Today news programme, Aneurin Brewer said it was not a crime to arrive in the UK and claim asylum and that the law was “designed to protect or defend vulnerable migrants” like Mr Kakaei, not prosecute them.

Read news story here: [BBC News]