The narrative from the most excitable sections of the media around recent developments in Calais has been clear: We are under attack. The security of the realm is at stake as thousands of migrants storm lorries and Eurostar to achieve what Hitler failed to do, shout the tabloids. Is it so simple? Is what is being said even true? Do we need an alternative perspective and approach? Read the Calais and beyond article.
Video of TV programme in which Sherrie Eugene Hart finds out about asylum seekers and the work of Borderlands charity in Bristol. View My Truth About Asylum.
Asylum seekers talk about what brought them to Bristol and their life here. Read My life, my words.