Europe meets in Calais to fight migratory trafficking, without the United Kingdom

A migrants makeshift camp is set up in Calais, northern France, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. At the makeshift camps outside Calais, migrants are digging in, waiting for the chance to make a dash across the English Channel despite the news that at least 27 people died this week when their boat sank a few miles … Read more

Migrants in the Channel: in Calais, the rescuers would like this drama to “awaken the conscience of the rulers”

Pair Julia Pascual Posted today at 10:33 a.m., updated at 6:19 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe death of at least 27 people, Wednesday, November 24, does not affect the determination of the candidates for departure in the camps, who know the dangers of crossing the Channel on “small boats”. They met around noon, Thursday … Read more

After the death of 27 migrants, European ministers and the European Commission will meet in Calais on Sunday

In Calais, Wednesday November 24, 2021. At least 27 migrants died that day in the sinking of a boat off Calais. In the evening, volunteers and members of associations gathered at the entrance to Quai Paul-Dévot in support of migrants. AIMÉE THIRION FOR “THE WORLD” France invites “The ministers in charge of Belgian, German, Dutch … Read more

Shipwreck of migrants: in Calais and Dunkirk, gatherings in tribute to the victims

Place Richelieu in Calais, November 25, 2021. FRANCOIS LO PRESTI v AFP About 200 people, mainly association activists and a few exiles, gathered on Thursday, November 25, in the early evening in Calais to pay tribute to the 27 migrants who died the day before in a shipwreck. We are several hundred gathered this evening … Read more

After the death of 27 migrants in a shipwreck off Calais, the anger of associations

Pair Julia Pascual Posted today at 05:57, updated at 06:16 Reserved for our subscribers DecryptionMost of the victims were Kurds, from Iraq or Iran. After this unprecedented drama, the authorities are calling for a fight against smugglers while associations are calling for legal migration routes to the United Kingdom. Did the inflatable boat deflate? Has … Read more

Calais: at least twenty-seven migrants died in the sinking of a boat in the English Channel

Migrants disembark from a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat on a beach in Dungeness, on the south-east coast of England, on November 24, 2021, after being rescued while crossing the Handle. On the same day, at least twenty migrants died trying to cross the Channel from Calais to England. BEN STANSALL / AFP The … Read more

In Calais, nearly 1,400 migrants were received in the temporary reception center

Police officers on patrol near a migrant camp in Calais on November 5, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP Almost 1,400 migrants were received in one week in a “Temporary reception center” – 300 camp beds distributed in two hangars – open every night by the State in Calais, noted, Wednesday, November 10, the prefecture. Large … Read more

An “accommodation lock” to accommodate migrants during the night will be created in Calais

Migrant camp in Calais, February 18, 2019. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP The State will create in Calais a «Sas» from “Sheltering” allowing to temporarily accommodate 300 migrants at night, before redirecting them to permanent accommodation, announced Wednesday, November 3, the government mediator charged since October 27 by the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, to … Read more

Five years after the dismantling of the Calais “jungle”, the United Kingdom wants to harden its asylum system

Members of the police on patrol near a migrant camp in Calais (Pas-de-Calais), Thursday, October 14, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP Orange hearts « Together with refugees » (“Together with the refugees”) stuck on the chest, banners « Refugees welcomed here » (“Refugees are welcome here”), or « No one is illegal » (“No one is illegal”): Wednesday, October 20, thousands … Read more