Shipwreck of migrants in the English Channel: the Touquet accords at the heart of criticism

Calais, November 25, 2021. Encampment for migrants between Calais and Marck. AIMÉE THIRION FOR “THE WORLD” Haro on the Touquet chords. Following the sinking of a boat in the English Channel which caused the death of 27 people on Wednesday November 24, many political leaders and associations are calling for the renegotiation of this treaty … 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

After the shipwreck of migrants in the Channel, Boris Johnson calls on France for better collaboration

Reacting from 10 Downing Street on Wednesday November 24, Boris Johnson said to himself “Shocked, dismayed and deeply saddened” by the tragic disappearance of at least 27 people a few hours earlier off the coast of Calais. The British Prime Minister immediately called on Paris to collaborate more, because “the operations carried out by our … Read more

Shipwreck of migrants: “France will not let the Channel become a cemetery”, assures Emmanuel Macron

“It is Europe in what it carries deepest – humanism, respect for the dignity of each person – who is in mourning ”, affirmed, Wednesday, November 24, Emmanuel Macron after the death of at least 31 migrants in the Channel. While promising that “France will not let the English Channel become a cemetery”, the President … Read more