FREE concerts are on the way next month to show “solidarity against negative media rhetoric” in aid of refugees in Calais, organisers said yesterday.
Four events have been lined up — in London, Brighton, Bristol and Southampton — by Concert to Calais, with...
Saturday 20th Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
ZITA HOLBOURNE explains how she and fellow black activists have overcome racist border guards, obstructive officials and a lack of funds in order to bring desperately needed aid to the refugees Calais and Dunkirk
Thursday 18th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
BRITAIN’S top immigration judge applauded the “charity, solidarity and near heroism” of volunteers yesterday who have flocked to help refugees in Calais’s “Jungle” camp.
Mr Justice McCloskey spoke of the “living hell” at the camp as he...
Saturday 30th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FOUR children living in the Calais refugee camp hope to be reunited with their relatives in Britain after a court hearing in London today.
Campaigners supporting the children’s asylum case expect the result to set a legal precedent for children and young people trying to enter...
Monday 18th Jan 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
BRITISH aid worker Rob Lawrie who attempted to smuggle an Afghan child out of the Calais refugee camp was granted clemency by a French judge yesterday.
The former soldier avoided jail for up to five years after attempting to reunite four-year-old Bahar Ahmadi with her relatives in...
Friday 15th Jan 2016
Thursday 24th Dec 2015
FASCIST National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen vowed yesterday to sue the French government over the refugee situation in Calais, where thousands are camped awaiting entry to Britain.
She claimed that the port city had deteriorated to the point where the mayor was issuing passes to...
Friday 11th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
Hundreds lack support as council struggles
Friday 4th Dec 2015
LGBT activists took on Theresa May this weekend in a show of solidarity with migrants outside the Home Office as tougher checks and border closures come into place after the Paris shootings.
The Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants (LGSM) protest came less than 24 hours after a...
Monday 23rd Nov 2015
The campaigning veteran and author recently visited the Calais camp to see for himself the place that is home to 6,000 refugees. By Caroline Gregory
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015