Boat Children, The

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2015122920160103 (R4)Among the vast number of migrants who crossed the Mediterranean in summer 2015 were many unaccompanied children.|Presenter Hashi Mohamed, once a child migrant himself, travels to Italy to meet young new arrivals heading north from Sicily in search of a better life.|"I had it easy really," says Hashi Mohamend, "I got on a plane with some of my siblings from Nairobi to London via Paris."|By contrast many of the child migrants he meets from Egypt, Gambia, Eritrea, Somalia, Afghanistan and Ethiopia have suffered violence, extortion and life threatening danger en route to Europe.|Producer: Tim Mansel.
20151229|Among the vast number of migrants who crossed the Mediterranean in summer 2015 were many unaccompanied children.|Presenter Hashi Mohamed, once a child migrant himself, travels to Italy to meet young new arrivals heading north from Sicily in search of a better life.|"I had it easy really," says Hashi Mohamend, "I got on a plane with some of my siblings from Nairobi to London via Paris."|By contrast many of the child migrants he meets from Egypt, Gambia, Eritrea, Somalia, Afghanistan and Ethiopia have suffered violence, extortion and life threatening danger en route to Europe.|Producer: Tim Mansel.
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