'Everyone can help' migrants, says Briton who risked jail

Former British soldier Robert Lawrie speaks to journalists as he leaves the courtroom after his trial on January 14, 2016 in Boulogne-sur-MerFormer British soldier Robert Lawrie, who risked jail for trying to smuggle a four-year-old Afghan girl out of a French migrant camp, said Monday everyone should seek to help refugees. Lawrie last week escaped a potential jail term of up to five years and a fine of up to 30,000 euros ($33,000) after trying with her father’s agreement to spirit Bahar Ahmadi out of the squalid camp near the northern port of Calais known as “The Jungle” and take her to relatives in England.

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