Radio Netherlands Worldwide

SSO Login

More login possibilities:

Close
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
Home
Tuesday 2 September  

Hiding in a lorry to cross that border

Published on : 8 February 2013 - 6:00am | By RNW Africa Desk (Screenshot: Surprising Europe)
More about:

In Surprising Europe, we meet Africans from across the continent who have migrated to Europe. This third clip from the video series shows how some migrants will hide in lorries in the French harbour of Calais, in an attempt to get aboard a ferry to the UK. To intercept them, French and UK customs deploy both high-tech devices, like carbon dioxide and heartbeat detection tools, and old-fashioned ones  dogs.

Stay tuned to our weekly video broadcasts of Surprising EuropeIn episode 4, we meet a Cameroonian hip-hop artist who has lived as an undocumented migrant in the Netherlands and can rap about it.

Discussion

Post new comment

Please be reminded all comments must be in English, short and to the point - guideline 250 words. Abusive and inappropriate comments will be removed.

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <p> <br>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

More information about formatting options

FacebookTwitterYou tubeSoundcloud

Video highlights

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN KENYA IS A SIGN OF LOVE
Several male MPs in Kenya are up in arms at the proposed Protection Against...
THE WORLD'S MOST LETHAL EPIDEMIC IS NOT EBOLA, IT'S THIS…
The spread of Ebola across West Africa is sad and shocking, but there's...
THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER.
South Sudan is expected to experience one of the worst famines of all time...