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
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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
The past few weeks I have been writing about a service called Legal Shield. I could be wrong but I think many people who have seen what I’ve written have thought this was something they didn’t need and couldn’t see any reason why they would need it – but might think it could help… 527 more words
With Trump in the White House, the KKK and other white supremacists holding key positions in his regime, particularly, Jeff Sessions as Attorney General one must plan. 269 more words
Over the years successive laws have been passed that simultaneously undermine the rights of foreign nationals and diminish civil liberties. However, it seems that for successive governments whatever rights have stayed in place represent an obstacle to their policies sufficient to induce both the administration and the police to violate these laws, despite their severity, on a daily basis. 272 more words
Faced with the “arrêtés” taken by the town hall of Calais to prohibit the distribution of meals to the exiles on the outskirts of Calais, food distributions had started this Monday outside the hangar Paul Dévot, near the center of Calais (see… 300 more words