French authorities want to evacuate hundreds from migrant camp
French authorities, through the government local representative, Fabienne Buccio, announced on Friday their will to move up to 1000 migrants currently living in the south part of the “Jungle” camp nearby Calais.
The inhabitants of the camp have one week to take up places that will be made available.
Around 4,000 migrants – a majority of them from North Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan – live in the makeshift camp from where they launch their often desperate efforts to reach Britain, across the Channel.
Their presence is the origin of tensions between French and British governments and several transformations were already performed by the French government. This includes the creation of a new center of 125 converted shipping containers that are not very popular amongst refugees.
Indeed, they are only conceived for sleeping and require their palm prints to be taken to move in and out: a problem for those populations fearing that it could impede their efforts to reach Britain and apply for asylum there.
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Today is Srebrenica Memorial Day. We honour the 8,372 men and boys murdered in the genocide 24 years ago, their Mothers and survivors.
Approximately 30,000 people will attend the collective funeral for 33 recently identified remains at the Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial Cemetery.
#IRMCT pays tribute to victims of Srebrenica genocide.
Face à l’oppression en Turquie, l’Europe doit agir !
La lettre écrite par notre Président @BenjaminAbtan , @CLAPOTMireille MP et @JoseFariaMEP MEP a été publiée par le journal Portugais, O Público.
La lutte pour les droits humains continue !
The European Grassroots Antiracist Movement, as a European #antiracist organization, and the We Belong to Here Association protest in the strongest possible terms against the – today in #Hungary held – far-right and racist action intimidating the Roma community.