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In an op-ed for Culturico, Professor Dawn Chatty addresses the so-called ‘invasion’ of migrants crossing the English Channel from France in dinghies and statements made by the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Home Secretary Priti Patel.

Professor Chatty comments in particular on the statement by the Prime Minister that “a new invasion of stupid, dangerous and criminal migrants was trying to reach British shores in dinghies”. She quashes in turn the claims that a) there is an invasion, b) the migrants are stupid to attempt the journeys, and c) they are dangerous.

Read the article here