French courts postpone Calais ‘Jungle’ eviction

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A view of the makeshift camp called 'The Jungle' next to the fenced area made of containers recycled in rooms in Calais, France, 15 February 2016.

French courts postpone Calais ‘Jungle’ eviction


The French government has suspended plans to evict thousands of refugees living in the ramshackle “Jungle” camp on the outskirts of Calais. This is the vicinity of Calais, France, where migrants live while they attempt to enter the United Kingdom.

As reported by The Independent, the eviction was postponed by French courts after a census carried out by the charity Help Refugees discovered many more refugees were living in the area than authorities had initially calculated.

The charity said ...


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