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Complainant Name:
Refugee Council

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Evening Standard

Ms Jean Candler, the Press Officer for the Refugee Council (, complained that an article inaccurately referred to a refugee family as illegal asylum seekers. There is no such thing in law as an illegal asylum seeker.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper although accidentally republishing the original headline of the article under complaint published a letter from the Refugee Council.

Report: 61

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