Canada The defending priest of migrants in Calais stops her hunger strike

19:50  04 november  2021
19:50  04 november  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

International migrant traffic between Africa and Europe dismantled

 International migrant traffic between Africa and Europe dismantled © (AFP / Issouf Sanogo) Illustration. All a trafficking of migrants organized between Nigeria and Lybie has been dismantled this week. AFP / Issou Sanogo This is a "object of scale" whose Ministry of the Interior is welcome. Tuesday, about fifteen Nigerians and Nigerians were arrested while they were transporting nationals of Nigeria to Libya to try to reach Europe (Greece and Italy). Three of them were apprehended when they transported to Zinder, in southern Niger , about twenty migrants.

  Le prêtre défenseur des migrants à Calais arrête sa grève de la faim © Copyright 2021, the obs

the priest Philippe Demeestère, chaplain of the 72-year-old Catholic rescue, announced this Thursday, November 4th stop his strike of the Hunger started 25 days ago to denounce the treatment of migrants in Calais. The religious will now turn to "put into service" a "new winter shelter" for exiles.

The state accused of violating the "fundamental rights" of migrants in Calais and Grande-Synthe

the two associations, Anaïs Vogel and Ludovic Holbein, continues to strike the strike, he said in a statement. . "I remain totally supportive of the determination that is theirs, because the proposals made so far by the authorities do not take into account the routes of the exiled persons to whom we never give the floor," he affirmed.

Crossing the Channel: a migrant found dead on a Pas-de-Calais

 Crossing the Channel: a migrant found dead on a Pas-de-Calais © Sameer Al-Doumy migrants aboard a fortune boat, off the French coast, try to cross the sleeve for Going to England in August 2020 A migrant was found dead on a beach of Wissant (Pas-de-Calais) Thursday morning near a small boat and two other migrants were transported into "severe hypothermia" to the Hospital, we learned from sources close to the survey. "A migrant has been found dead around 7am near a boat on a Wissant beach," said AFP a source close to the survey.

"A tool among others"

This strike, engaged on October 11, "represented for me a tool among others, to undermine the immobilies, to stop the infernal mechanics which submits the people exiled to inhuman and degrading treatment on The Calaisian lands, "explained the Jesuit priest, located in Calais since 2016 while the" big jungle "was not yet dismantled. From today, "I resume the site prior to commissioning, on Calais, a new winter shelter for the most vulnerable exiled people," also announced the retiree originally in the last two years of The opening of winter reception places for the exiles.

Freedom of the Hambled Press in Calais: "We go to a strict supervision of what can be shown"

Father Demeestère, Anaïs Vogel and Ludovic Holbein have started a strike to request the suspension of evacuations and confiscations of the material of the migrants During the winter truce, which started on November 1st. The government has not yet accessed this request.

migrants: more than 850 crossings of the Channel Wednesday, a record

 migrants: more than 850 crossings of the Channel Wednesday, a record © Olivier Corsan The remains of a fortune boat found on a Pas-de-Calais beach last October (LP / Olivier Corsan) at least 853 migrants illegally crossed the Channel to the English coast on Wednesday, said this Friday the British Ministry of the Interior, a new record with more than 21,000 the number of people who borrowed this way this year. Despite the promises of the British government to make these crossings "impracticable", their number has continued to grow since the end of 2018.

The state promises a "night accommodation SAS"

but Didier Leschi, the boss of the French office of immigration and integration (OFII) sent in mediator by the government , announced on Wednesday The creation of a "night hosting" of 300 places, which "will be open every day after the evacuations" of migrants. The people who will go there will then be "oriented towards Perennial accommodation outside Calais" the next morning, he said.

A Calais, the state proposes a "SAS" of night hosting for migrants, the town hall opposes it

This structure must make it possible to keep the promises of the State, which is committed on Tuesday to propose " Systematically "accommodation with dislodged migrants from their fortune camps. The proposals of Didier Leschi had been found to be inadequate by local associations, which denounce the living conditions of some 1,500 migrants currently present in Calais and continue to claim a "moratorium" on evacuations.

in Minsk, the migrants prisoners of Belarusian blackmail .
© Leonid Scheglov, EPA, Maxppp among blocked migrants, many families. attracted to Minsk, capital of Belarus, to better serve the diplomatic blackmail of President Alexander Loukachenko, thousands of Iraqis and Syrian find themselves blocked. And the tone rises between Minsk and the Europeans. In the hall of a modest Minsk State Hôtel, Thirty migrants , families with young children, wait for their keys. Not speaking neither Russian nor English, they struggle to be understood.

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