Briton facing jail for smuggling refugee girl says 'morally' right

A British aid worker faces jail for trying to smuggle a young girl from a French migrant camp into Britain, triggering a flood of support online from well-wishers urging clemency. Rob Lawrie, 49, told AFP he faced a maximum sentence of five years after he was caught trying to bring four-year-old Afghan refugee Bahar Ahmadi to relatives in Britain from a migrant camp in Calais.

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