Calais migrant crisis: We humanise animals like Cecil the lion and bestialise desperate people

(AFP)
(AFP)

Where is Cecil the migrant? A person with a name who symbolises the grim human consequences of the political decisions being taken by the likes of Cameron. Without a name, you have no identity. And without an identity, you cannot become a person. Therefore, in the public consciousness, the migrants being denied names are also being denied personhood.

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