Bart Koetsier

Calais ‘Jungle’ – five years after its demolition
7 Dec 2021
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t has been five years since the refugee camp the Jungle near Calais was cleared and demolished. A report by Human Rights Watch, using data from local charities, estimates that some 2,000 migrants are still staying in wooded areas, in and around disused warehouses, and under bridges in and around Calais, including about 300 unaccompanied children. Several hundred others bivouac in a forest near Dunkirk. Hostility to the migrants is growing on the French side, and police in Calais are daily evicting people from the crumbling camps that have replaced the Jungle.
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