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I tried to fly to London on a fake passport

Hassan left Syria after he was arrested and tortured for protesting against the government - his aim was to reach the UK.

After his dinghy sank in the Mediterranean, people smugglers took him to Paris where he bought a fake passport and a plane ticket to London.

This is what happened.

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe was broadcast on BBC Two from 11-13 July. You can see the full programmes here.

Includes music composed by Simon Russell

Video editor: Trace Taylor

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  • 14 Jul 2016
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