Desperate need for calm over Calais

Desperate need for calm over Calais

Roddy Gow200x200“Readers of The Scotsman will share my concern for the daily news of desperate people trying to cross the Channel from Calais to Dover or Folkestone. We seem powerless to stop the flow of those intent on making it to the UK. Yet we have difficulty understanding the root causes for this human suffering. We wonder whether tough talk of sending troops to supplement the border police is a solution, we are uneasy about talk of dogs to locate, deter or contain refugees. We ask what propels individuals and families to risk their lives in travelling great distances at extreme risk. What can and should we do?”

Read the full article (PDF) ›

  

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *