One young refugee’s extraordinary story

He’s just seven years old and has made an epic journey with his elder brother from his former home in Afghanistan, through Pakistan, Iran and Turkey before stowing away in a lorry at Calais. Ahmad was found in the back of that lorry in Leicester after sending out a desperate phone message seeking help. Two months on, we’ve tracked him down to a hostel in Birmingham and he’s been telling Jackie Long his extraordinary story and his hopes for a new life in Britain.

The report was produced for Channel 4 News by Katie Barlow and Studio 9 Films.

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