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
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
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...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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
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
Thousands turn out to back refugees’ march
Monday 21st Sep 2015
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...
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,...
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