Afghans flee to Pakistani border after US withdrawal
Afghan teenager on the run and UK border crisis
The stench of urine hangs in the air, and soiled fabrics litter the floor. Some live in tents. The less fortunate rest on plastic sheeting. This is the outskirts of Calais, France, on the coast, where for years migrants of many nationalities have attempted to cross water illegally into the UK. Now there is another wave, and this is where we found Ali Husseini. “My name is Ali Husseini. I’m from Afghanistan and I’m 16. – and the Taliban have completed their takeover. But the family didn’t have the money to get their siblings out. Now He says he doesn’t understand why the UK government wants to crack down on level crossings harder. The UK threatened a few days ago to send back to France any migrant boat it caught. to find somewhere, a new country, a new life, without war, or someone who says everything by force, and also we try to help our family, who is gone, and a good place to live. “” Great Britain is my final destination, because I think it’s the best country. It is very good. I can continue my studies and be safe in this country. “” Why are they trying to stop us? Because we really need to be helped by another people, another country, so I don’t know. I decided before, and I just want to try. I don’t know what will happen to me, and what they will do with me. But I’m just trying to, just do it, for once. “More than 13,000 migrants have attempted to cross Britain so far this year, sparking daily headlines on the crisis and calls to action from the Prime Minister’s Conservative Party. Part of Brexit was a promise by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to regain control of its borders.