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  • ‘We don’t want to die, we want to live!’

    The fate of those trapped in the Calais refugee camp known as the jungle rests in the hands of a government which does not care for them, writes Bethany Rielly

    Thursday 29th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Police rain down batons on protest

    A PEACEFUL protest in support of migrants triggered violent scenes at London’s St Pancras station this weekend as police wielded batons against hundreds of activists.

    Campaigners gathered there on Saturday for the second solidarity demonstration at the Eurostar terminal in the...

    Monday 26th Oct 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Musical bros welcomed to the Jungle for solidarity gig

    TWO Manchester musicians showed their solidarity with refugees by spending the weekend in a camp in Calais playing to the thousands seeking asylum in Britain.

    Martim and Tomas Pocinho, who play with the band Luna Marada, headed for the so-called Jungle on Friday.

    In the camp...

    Monday 26th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Calais: Anti-racists embark on refugee solidarity trip

    A SOLIDARITY delegation is making its way to Calais today in protest against “racist” rhetoric used by the Tory government to describe refugees.

    Stand Up to Racism is spending the weekend at the camp in northern France to donate money and distribute clothes to refugees...

    Saturday 17th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Greens call for Calais donations

    THE Green Party called for donations to the refugee camp in northern France today as its autumn conference kicked off in Bournemouth.

    Members are being asked to dig deep into their pockets and help more than 2,000 people living at the Calais site known as the Jungle. 


    Friday 25th Sep 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • London2Calais couple return for mass rally

    Thousands turn out to back refugees’ march

    Monday 21st Sep 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Mechanic driven out by call to war

    A GROUP of volunteers from Syria Solidarity Movement came to The Jungle refugee camp in Calais yesterday loaded with sweets and messages of support for the 300 Syrians living there.

    Ten minutes in from the entrance of the camp, next to a small tent with clothes hanging out to dry, two...

    Monday 21st Sep 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Humans, abandoned

    LEAVING London at barely 6am on Saturday I reached Calais around noon, frazzled from the coach and ferry journey.

    I’ve visited refugee camps in Palestine, slums in Brazil, but I never expected to see such destitution on European soil, mere feet away from upstanding French homes,...

    Monday 21st Sep 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • France: Man dies at Calais Tunnel entrance

    ANOTHER man has died desperately trying to reach Britain from Calais.

    The victim, believed to be Syrian, was reportedly electrocuted after trying to clamber on to a shuttle near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.

    At least 10 people have died trying to cross from Calais into...

    Saturday 19th Sep 2015

    posted by Morning Star in World


    Britons take aid matters into their own hands

    Monday 7th Sep 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain