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08 Jun 2018 description

In the last two weeks, the French authorities have carried out evacuations of three unofficial camps on the streets of Paris, and rounded up almost 2,000 migrants who had been living there.

22 Oct 2015 description

Ils ont fui le Soudan, la Syrie, l’Afghanistan, l'Erythrée… Et vivent aujourd’hui à Calais sur le site dit de « la Jungle ». D’autres se trouvent à Paris dans un lycée désaffecté. Pauline Busson, chef de mission MSF, décrit les conditions de vie de ces exilés qui tentent d’aller en Angleterre ou espéraient trouver un avenir en France.

A quoi ressemble le site où sont regroupés les réfugiés à Calais ?

18 Jul 2014 description
report The Guardian

French police arrested more than 7,400 migrants trying to cross Channel to Britain in first six months of year

French police arrested more than 7,400 migrants in Calais trying to make their way across the Channel to Britain in the first six months of this year.

The figure is more than double the 3,129 arrested in the same period last year. In the first fortnight of July alone officers detained 1,200 migrants in Calais, the local police prefecture said on Friday.