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British mother campaigns to keep her surrogate son in the country

A young refugee from Afghanistan who has been living with a surrogate family in the UK for nine months, is at risk of being removed from the country on Thursday morning. Hamed fled Afghanistan after experiencing unimaginable trauma at the hands of the Taliban. While attending his regular sign in session at the local police station … Continue reading

French police brutality continues as Calais ‘Jungle’ is demolished

A video shot at 9am on Tuesday morning (1st March) by a volunteer from Help Refugees shows a young Iranian Kurdish couple peacefully protesting their eviction before being forced to the ground and beaten with batons by police. They have since been arrested. The husband was screaming that his wife was pregnant. The grassroots charity … Continue reading

Calais Jungle camp: Migrants evicted from makeshift shelters prepare for bulldozers

  Migrants living in the Calais “Jungle Camp” who were given an eviction notice to relocate before the bulldozers move in have been cooperating peacefully. French police ordered residents to vacate a third of the makeshift camp to make room for converted shipping containers fitted with electricity and heating. Since the basic accommodation will only … Continue reading

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