Translator error sinks woman’s refugee hearing

Translator error sinks woman’s refugee hearing

Adrian Humphreys – National Post (Canada) – Tuesday, 19 July, 2011 A woman claiming political persecution was on the verge of deportation to her native Kenya — after her testimony at a refugee hearing was deemed incoherent and evasive — when it was revealed a Swahili translator had “butchered” what she was saying. Last week, […]