Farmer Sentenced For Smuggling Immigrants Past Police

The Daily Caller | 8/8/2017 | Staff
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A French court sentenced a farmer Tuesday for smuggling African and Middle East refugees past police on the Italian border to his home in southeast France.

Cédric Herrou hid immigrants in caravans to shield them from authorities at his farm in the Roya Valley. Herrou was given a $3,543 fine in February for transporting illegal immigrants to France, but prosecutors later deemed this penalty as too lenient for his actions. Herrou previously housed teenagers from Eritrea and Sudan, according to BBC News.

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“I’d like the judiciary to recognise what’s happening on the ground in the Roya Valley, recognise these asylum seekers,” Herrou said. “What...
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