Late October – early November 2016: destruction of the shantytown in Calais. Several hundred exiles, mostly men and women from Afghanistan, now homeless in Calais, make their way to the Grand Synthe refugee camp. 732 more words
While the media attention is focus on the new government and legislative campaign in France, repression is getting worse at the UK-France border.
Refugees didn’t disapear with the fire at the Liniere refugee camp in Grande-Synthe (see… 134 more words
For anyone waiting around for this post (yeah I’m talking to you Captain Sweatpants), I’m sorry for it lateness. When doing research for new cards I inevitably stumble upon characters that I initially overlooked or newer characters that have become more prominent. 636 more words
We say this over and over again, and never it’s gonna be enough : eviction is always a violence. Even when it ends with relocation. You are surrounded by police, forced to leave your shelter and the place where you establish landmarks and a certain impression of safety, you are classified, constrained to get on a bus, and you never really know where this bus will take you. 313 more words