(BBC) Interpreters working for the British Army in Afghanistan say they are worried about being left in the hands of the Taliban once coalition forces leave in 2014.
Many military officials say they think translators need to be granted asylum to keep them safe.
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31st January 2012, London
Providing interpretation is a critical function of most advice services, this course offers an in-depth study of this area
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- Useful advice on cross cultural communication
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