The government claim that “naming and shaming” the countries could cause diplomatic relations to ’go bad’ and British travellers could be penalised by having their own visas restricted.
The Foreign Office will argue against publicising those nations deemed to be “high risk” today at an appeal hearing launched by the Home Office.
The list was established last February in response to warnings that certain entry clearance officers were not complying with equality legislation.
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