AN ELITE tactical unit of the French police launched a rooftop raid on an empty residential tower building in Calais today, using stun grenades to clear out activists who had been providing shelter for refugees this past week. In scenes resembling Holywood cinema or the Grand Theft Auto video game series, the Search, Assistance, InterventionContinue reading “Tactical police unit tear gasses housing activists and refugees from an empty tower block in Calais”
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Choose Love: why is the charity funder quitting Calais this Christmas?
To find out, CORPORATE WATCH speaks with some who worked with the organisation and explores its links with a private equity fund that has a Tory Lord on its board THINGS will be even more desperate in Calais and Dunkirk this Christmas. Many charities working to support migrants there depend on funding from one organisation:Continue reading “Choose Love: why is the charity funder quitting Calais this Christmas?”
Activists raising funds for humanitarian ship in the channel
ACTIVISTS dismayed by the government’s failing of migrants crossing the Channel are raising funds to buy a ship and launch human rights patrols off the coast. The group, Channel Rescue, has set up a GoFundMe page and is aiming to raise £10,000 to buy a vessel, radios, life jackets, food and water, as well asContinue reading “Activists raising funds for humanitarian ship in the channel”