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London, 16/01/2016. Today, activists from "London2Calais" and other organizations held a demonstration at London's Saint Pancras Eurostar Station to protest against the French Government decision to demolish a large section of the so-called 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais. From the organisers Facebook page: <<"We, the united people of the Jungle, Calais, respectfully decline the demands of the French government with regards to reducing the size of the Jungle. We have decided to remain where we are and will peacefully resist the government's plans to destroy our homes." -Statement from refugees on Monday 11/01/16. The French state is preparing to bulldoze large sections of the so-called 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais. Around 2000 people have been given 3 days notice of the planned eviction, coerced into applying for asylum in France without providing a real alternative for them to live. Many of the people living in the Calais "Jungle", including unaccompanied minors, have close family in the UK. As activists in Britain, we believe that while the "Jungle" is a symptom of the crisis in Calais and Dunkerque, the root cause is British migration and foreign policy. […]>>.<br />
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London, 16/01/2016. Today, activists from "London2Calais" and other organizations held a demonstration at London's Saint Pancras Eurostar Station to protest against the French Government decision to demolish a large section of the so-called 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais. From the organisers Facebook page: <<"We, the united people of the Jungle, Calais, respectfully decline the demands of the French government with regards to reducing the size of the Jungle. We have...
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