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London, 07/09/2016. Today, "Stand Up To Racism" held an emergency demo outside the French Embassy in London to protest against the plan of the French Government to destroy the Calais 'Jungle' camp and to call for an immediate stop to the construction of a UK-funded wall ("The government refused to confirm the cost of the wall, but reports suggest a £1.9m price tag" - Source: BBC online) near the camp which is planned to be 4m (13ft) high and it will run for 1km (0.6 miles) along both sides of the main road to Calais port. From the organiser Facebook event page:  <<The 'jungle' refugee camp faces destruction by the French government following the visit of Minister of Interior Bernard Cazeneuve and now a blockade starting on Monday by local businesses, truckers and dockers. The refugees have been attacked by the French and British governments and a hostile press. Rather than taking on their responsibilities to those escaping war and poverty both governments are scapegoating them. We want to show our solidarity with the refugees, oppose the destruction of the camp and demand that the UK government acts on the Dubs amendment to the Immigration Bill (allowing unaccompanied child refugees into Britain) now as a first step to offering the support and solidarity that is needed […]>>.<br />
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London, 07/09/2016. Today, "Stand Up To Racism" held an emergency demo outside the French Embassy in London to protest against the plan of the French Government to destroy the Calais 'Jungle' camp and to call for an immediate stop to the construction of a UK-funded wall ("The government refused to confirm the cost of the wall, but reports suggest a £1.9m price tag" - Source: BBC online) near the camp which is planned to be 4m (13ft) high and it will run for 1km (0.6...
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