Refugees pushed to the brink in Calais: 'If they stop us I'll drown myself'

Refugees pushed to the brink in Calais: 'If they stop us I'll drown myself'

Migrants preparing to cross the Channel in small dinghies warned today that they would throw themselves overboard if the Royal Navy tried to force them back. Families living in refugee camps said that the Channel would become a sea of bodies after Boris Johnson pledged to counter a surge in the number of boat crossings. Kamal Sadeghi, 39, a Christian convert from Iran, his wife, Niki Karimi, 33, and their daughter, Sava, who celebrates her first birthday on Sunday, have spent ten days living in a tent in woodland close to Calais central hospital. “The boat is our only chance for a new life in a safe country,” Mr Sadeghi, a singer and carpenter, said. “I am too tired to carry on. If they try
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