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The 'Left Behind' Refugees of the Jungle in Calais

The two Somali boys had trekked for months together on their hair-raising journey to Europe, sleeping side by side in Sudan, Libya, on a… 1,130 more words

France says Calais Migrant Camp Called The Jungle Will Be Cleared on Monday -- Then Demolished


Migrants and refugees gather at the entrance of the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais, northern France. AFP photo

CALAIS (FRANCE) (AFP) – The “Jungle” migrant camp on France’s northern coast will be cleared of its residents on Monday before being demolished, authorities said Friday.Authorities will pass through the sprawling makeshift camp in the ferry port of Calais on Sunday to inform migrants that they will have to leave the site at 8:00 am (0600 GMT) on Monday. 23 more words

Don't get Green - Lineker deserves freedom of tweets

I had to do a double take as I walked past a newspaper stand this morning, with Gary Lineker’s face splattered all over the front pages. 583 more words

Libya's Migrant Economy Is a Modern Day Slave Market

For migrants from sub-Sahran Africa, Libya was a destination even before Muammar Qaddafi fell in 2011, and the country turned itself in a boat launch to Europe. 930 more words

We drank water from a well with a corpse inside, Deported migrants recount ordeals

Deported migrants, hitherto Europe-bound, have recounted distressing narratives of their journeys via the Sahara Desert, Libya and the perilous Mediterranean Sea.

They are among the lucky ones who remain alive to tell their stories. 347 more words