How a boxing club is helping Calais jungle residents' mental health

It is about 30 degrees outside, and we find ourselves in one of the largest wooden shelters in the Calais Jungle. A hand-painted wooden sign is nailed to the far end of the shelter which reads ‘Calais Jungle Boxing Club’. Around fifteen men are warming up for a session led by Josh McDonald, a 25-year-old from Sheffield who set up the boxing club for the people of the camp, and Arsala Khan, a professional Boxer from Afghanistan living in the camp who is himself preparing for a professional match in Calais as well as being a trainer at the new club.

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