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MOROCCO: Racist Attacks in Boukhalef

tanger-10_2014-08-29The violence in Boukhalef, a quarter of Tangier in the North of Morocco, has reached a new dimension. Friday night, the 29th of August, a racist group armed with knives and bats attacked migrants and killed at least one person – a Senegalese – by cutting his throat with a knife, several others were badly injured and were brought to a hospital. Some of them are still in critical conditions. People talk about up to 3 more deaths which is not yet confirmed. Read the rest of this entry

FRANCE: Eviction of migrants camp in Calais

The eviction of refugee camps in Calais

The eviction of refugee camps in Calais

On 28 May the French authorities moved to evict 3 tent camps in the center of Calais. The camps have existed since October and house 650 people mainly refugees from Syria and Eritrea. People resisted the eviction and occupied the SALAM food distribution area. Calais Migrant Solidarity is calling on the continued support of the people and associations of Calais and for solidarity across Europe and the world. They ask for you to come and help, to contribute food and infrastructure, to stand at their sides when the police arrive and to fight the border here and everywhere! For more information see here Read the rest of this entry