Over 2 years since the demolition of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais there are still over 3000 refugees dispersed and living around Northern France and Belgium. Deteriorating conditions have lead refugees to try increasingly risky methods of reaching the UK.
No amount of restrictive and dehumanising legislation will deter those in desperation from attempting the journey to the UK. Removing their access to shelter has only made life more dangerous
I Thought My Parenting Days Were Over, But Then I Fostered A Refugee Child I Met In The Calais Jungle
I saw him once a week when he came to the UK, each time he’d say: “Don’t leave. Liz family, Liz family.”
'We must be clear that the job is not finished.'
Fear have been raised about violence, sexual abuse and trafficking.
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She called on the UK to rekindle the spirit with which it received refugees 77 years ago.
The makeshift camp is being dismantled this week.
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Around 200 activists have gathered at the camps in recent days.