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War criminals ask for British citizenship

30 July 2013 Last updated at 09:16 BST

Home Office figures obtained by the BBC show that nearly 100 suspected war criminals asked for British citizenship or the right to remain in the UK last year.

Most of the cases involved people likely to have been living in Britain for a number of years.

The suspects come from countries including Afghanistan, Libya and Rwanda.

Tom Bateman reports.

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