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Convoy to Calais


Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse

Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined a solidarity delegation organised by Stand Up To Racism from Britain to Calais. He found police brutality and vicious treatment of refugees.

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die The Tories have promised £45 million for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais.

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell

Solidarity with refugees after Dunkirk fire

Solidarity with refugees after Dunkirk fire A refugee camp near Dunkirk in northern France burned down on Monday. Some 1,500 people are now in desperate conditions and fearing deportation.

LETTERS: The state stopped the convoy to Calais but can’t stop solidarity

LETTERS: The state stopped the convoy to Calais but can’t stop solidarity Myself and 19 others travelled from Wakefield to Folkestone to take much-needed aid to people in Calais. We were part of the nationwide convoy of 250 vehicles.

Convoy to Calais - solidarity and anger as French authorities clamp down

Convoy to Calais - solidarity and anger as French authorities clamp down Hundreds of vehicles set out to give solidarity to refugees in Calais last Saturday. But the convoy was banned by the French authorities, reports Dave Sewell, pictures Guy Smallman

Convoy to Calais blocked, but still a big success

18 June 2016
Campaigners from the convoy to Calais rallied outside the French embassy in London this evening, Saturday, after French authorities refused to let them enter into France earlier in the day.

Fury as police and governments block aid convoy to Calais

18 June 2016
Hundreds of anti-racists have blocked the border checkpoint at Dover, Kent, today, Saturday in protest at cops' refusal to let the convoy to Calais through.

GALLERY - Convoy to Calais

14 June 2016
The Convoy to Calais brought together campaigners to show solidarity with refugees. Outrageously it was blocked at the border by the authorities.

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