An damaged rubber dinghy after migrants were rescued from it. Photo: AP
An damaged rubber dinghy after migrants were rescued from it. Photo: AP
Britain

More than 18,000 people crossed the English Channel in small boats this year

  • Figures show 12,840 people have made the crossing since a deal with Rwanda in April, where asylum seekers are sent to have their applications processed
  • Gaps in Britain’s asylum system mean people seeking safety, including those fleeing modern slavery, may be at risk of exploitation, the UN and Red Cross found

An damaged rubber dinghy after migrants were rescued from it. Photo: AP
An damaged rubber dinghy after migrants were rescued from it. Photo: AP
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