It is 17 years since the Darfur conflict began in western Sudan. It led to hundreds of thousands of deaths and charges of genocide against Sudan’s former president.
The worst of the violence was more than a decade ago and the UK has granted asylum to some of those fleeing continuing instability in Darfur.
However many more migrants from there are still determined to reach the UK — hoping to find safety and economic security.
Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Fergal Keane, who reported from Darfur in 2004. He’s been talking to two cousins who are from Darfur – and now find themselves on different sides of the Channel.