Migrants in the Channel: justice seeking information to identify bodies

Migrants in the Channel justice seeking information to identify bodies

The Paris prosecutor’s office called, Wednesday 1is December, to be sent to investigators “Any information likely to help identification” of the twenty-seven migrants who died in the sinking of their boat in the Channel a week ago. Any useful information can be sent to am-ugivc@gendarmerie.interieur.gouv.fr, specifies in a press release the public prosecutor of Paris, … Read more

Migrants in the Channel: “The crisis is explained by the Brexit which acts like a slow poison between Paris and London”

Migrants in the Channel The crisis is explained by the

In a letter posted Thursday evening on Twitter, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked “A bilateral readmission agreement to allow the return of all illegal migrants crossing the Channel”. This letter is “Basically indigent and totally out of place”, the government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, blasted Friday morning on BFM-TV. In response, the Minister of the … Read more

Migrants in the Channel: for Europe, it is up to London to manage border control

Migrants in the Channel for Europe it is up to

Many migrants try every week to reach the coasts of Great Britain from Calais aboard makeshift boats. MICHEL SPINGLER / AP The Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas estimated, Saturday, November 27, that the United Kingdom is responsible for solving its problems related to the influx of migrants since Brexit. The country “Left the … Read more

Migrants in the Channel: “human cost”, “pure electoral calculations” … the British press divided after the tragedy

Migrants in the Channel human cost pure electoral calculations the

The death on November 24 of 27 people trying to reach the UK sparked a diplomatic crisis between London and Paris, blaming each other for the tragedy and the situation of migrants in Calais. RAFAEL YAGHOBZADEH / AP The tragic accident, which claimed the lives of 27 migrants on Wednesday, November 24, while crossing the … Read more

Shipwreck of migrants in the English Channel: the Touquet accords at the heart of criticism

Shipwreck of migrants in the English Channel the Touquet accords

Calais, November 25, 2021. Encampment for migrants between Calais and Marck. AIMÉE THIRION FOR “THE WORLD” Haro on the Touquet chords. Following the sinking of a boat in the English Channel which caused the death of 27 people on Wednesday November 24, many political leaders and associations are calling for the renegotiation of this treaty … Read more

In Kent, volunteers mobilize in favor of migrants

In Kent volunteers mobilize in favor of migrants

Migrants wait on a bus, after being brought to Dover, Kent (UK) on November 25, 2021. GARETH FULLER / AP The sea is gray, slack, almost empty. At one end of the pebble beach in Hastings (United Kingdom), in Sussex, the sea rescue hangar (the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, RNLI) is closed, his boat is … Read more

Death of migrants in the Channel: Gérald Darmanin criticized, the opposition denounces a “shame” and a “tragedy of inhumanity”

Death of migrants in the Channel Gerald Darmanin criticized the

The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, in Calais, November 24, 2021. FRANÇOIS LO PRESTI / AFP ” Shame “, “Drama of inhumanity”, need to“Welcome with dignity”… The representatives of the opposition parties, Thursday, November 25, took a critical look at the action of the Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin, the day after the … Read more

Belarus orchestrates arrival of charter migrants to put pressure on Europe

Belarus orchestrates arrival of charter migrants to put pressure on

Migrants massed on the border between Belarus and Poland, near Grodno (Belarus), on November 8, 2021. LEONID SHCHEGLOV / BELTA / AP They are quickly spotted in the small departures hall of Beirut airport. Young men without suitcases, with only a small backpack at their feet. They don’t have the rushed look of the traveler … Read more

In Calais, nearly 1,400 migrants were received in the temporary reception center

In Calais nearly 1400 migrants were received in the temporary

Police officers on patrol near a migrant camp in Calais on November 5, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP Almost 1,400 migrants were received in one week in a “Temporary reception center” – 300 camp beds distributed in two hangars – open every night by the State in Calais, noted, Wednesday, November 10, the prefecture. Large … Read more

Tensions on the border between Poland and Belarus, dozens of migrants arrested

Tensions on the border between Poland and Belarus dozens of

Polish soldiers patrol the border between Poland and Belarus, Wednesday, November 10, 2021. HANDOUT / VIA REUTERS In the midst of a diplomatic crisis between Minsk and the European Union (EU), Poland announced on Wednesday 10 November that it has made more than fifty arrests of migrants massed at the border with Belarus, where it … Read more