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Rob Lawries' coming back

Rob Lawrie is one of those British to whom the images of summer 2015 caused an awareness. He came to Calais and has given his energy tirelessly. 147 more words

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Passeurs d'hospitalités - the Newsletter 1


Migrants in Calais and at the borders

July 19 to August 14 2016

– aussi en français sur http://passeursdhospitalites.wordpress.com/

Summer 2015 – summer 2016: the number of migrants has tripled in Calais; evictions evacuations, squats and camps destructions follow each other on the coast and inland, in Paris, at the Italian border; the device of “respite centers” become Centers of Reception and Orientation, enters in duration and develops, as a means to disperse the people rather than solve the problems where they arise; the walls multiply, also deaths. 39 more words

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Calais Jungle: and now?

In September, there will probably be over 10,000 migrants in Calais, in the slum and in the two semi-enclosed structures set up by the state, the container camp (1500 places) and the center for women and children (400 places, but it is usually only two thirds full). 368 more words

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Calais shantytown - August census - over 9000 inhabitants

While the Lille Administrative Court rejected the request of the Prefecture that sought the destruction of shops and restaurants created by the exiles, the last census of the population of the shantytown by Help Refugees and Auberge des Migrants has just been published (see previous censuses… 197 more words

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Destruction of the shops in the shantytown: associations press release

The prefecture of Pas-de-Calais brought proceedings before the Administrative Court of Lille for the destruction of shops and restaurants created by the migrants in the shantytown of Calais. 627 more words

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Wednesday, August 10 in Lille support to shopkeepers in the shantytown

In record time, the exiles have built in a particularly inhospitable place the beginnings of a city with its places of worship, shops, restaurants, schools, complemented by supportive citizens’ initiatives and associations. 197 more words

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At the French - Italian border

The UK closed its border to certain populations, described as “migrants” to differentiate between them and the millions of people who pass the same border each year, and delegating to France the implementation of the repression at its approaches. 686 more words

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