Category Archives: Calais

Calais

Newly opened squat evicted / Expulsion du nouveau squat

By consensusdecisionmaking A recently squatted building was publicly opened this morning in Calais, on rue des Pretres. The building was an abandoned homeless shelter capable of accommodating at least 50 people. People started gathering outside the building around 11 o’clock this morning in support of the people already barricaded inside. A neighbour-collaborator called the cops, even going […] …read more

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New Occupation in Calais

By consensusdecisionmaking For years, the government and the prefecture of Calais have been destroying living places. For years, people in Calais have been assaulted by police and fascists and have had their belongings destroyed . For years, people are forced to live in fear and insecurity because they are foreigners. The jungle is a ghetto, created by […] …read more

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Un toit pour tout.e.s! A Roof For Everyone!

By consensusdecisionmaking (In English below) **Nous sommes un groupe de personnes de différents pays et horizons politiques qui luttons pour le droit au logement pour tous, peu importe son origine. Ce dimanche 27 mars 2016 nous occupons publiquement l´ancien foyer ” Le moulin blanc » au 20 rue Eustache de Saint Pierre/ 7 rue des prêtres à […] …read more

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Hunger strike finished – struggle continues

By consensusdecisionmaking Statement from the hunger strikers in ‘The Jungle’ in Calais [25 March 2016] We would like to extend our deep condolences to the people of Brussels and all the victims of Tuesday’s attacks. It is from this same violence and terror that so many of the people of The Jungle are running. We must stand […] …read more

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Solidarity action from Switzerland

By consensusdecisionmaking Message for the activists on hunger strike: “Today (18.3.2016) we went to the French general consulate to show our solidarity with you and your action and with all the migrants in Calais. We spread your statement and your demands to the people working in the consulate.” …read more

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Marseille: Une semaine d’actions en solidarité avec la résistance à Calais // Marseille: Week of action in solidarity with resistance in Calais

By consensusdecisionmaking [en français et anglais] Marseille : Une semaine d’actions en solidarité avec la résistance à Calais Suite aux récentes expulsions à Calais, une semaine d’actions en solidarité avec la résistance dans la ” Jungle » a eu lieu à Marseille. Nombre d’individuEs et groupes ont contribué de façon anonyme aux diverses actions contenues dans ce communiqué. Toutes les […] …read more

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Prefecture intervenes to try and stop the hunger strike / Destruction du bidonville : commando préfectoral pour arrêter la grève de la faim

By consensusdecisionmaking Re-posted from Passeurs d´Hospitalites blog: https://passeursdhospitalites.wordpress.com/ The Legal Infomation Center and the associations announced a press conference to take place at 11am, in the Legal Information Center in the jungle . At around 10am, a delegation of the Prefecture, accompanied by police officers came to meet the hunger strikers to convince them to give […] …read more

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Rassemblement / Gathering in Lille – 2016/03/18 – 18:30 – Place de la république

By consensusdecisionmaking Gathering place de la république in Lille against the eviction of the jungle in Calais The callout: http://lille.demosphere.eu/rv/4039 Friday march 18 2016 at 6.30pm Location : Lille Centre – Place de la République Metro République Beaux-Arts // Rassemblement place de la république à lille contre l’expulsion du bidonville d’État à calais L’appel : http://lille.demosphere.eu/rv/4039Vendredi 18 […] …read more

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Manifest Action, un message de vérité

By consensusdecisionmaking Nantes le 1er mars 2016, contre l’expulsion des camp …read more

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Support the iranian activists on hunger strike!

By consensusdecisionmaking Today is the 7th day that iranian activists are on hunger strike in Calais. They are remaining strong even if their physical conditions are becoming worrying. There are now 9 people on hunger strike: 2 only joined this afternoon. This brings the total number who have been on hunger strike to 12. Three have stopped […] …read more

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Protest!

By consensusdecisionmaking On Monday at 8.30am a protest, initiated by the people on hunger strike, took place. This was first brought to a community meeting on Friday and timed to be seen by police and prefecture when they first arrived for another day of destruction. Despite the exhaustion of 9 days of evictions, on Sunday many people […] …read more

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Hunger strikers call for demo Monday 7th March

By consensusdecisionmaking Call out for solidarity actions on Monday the 7th of March, please email calaishungerstrike2016@gmail.com with pictures and messages of support. …read more

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Lies in the media about No Borders – a CMS response

By consensusdecisionmaking Lies in the media about No Borders – a Calais Migrant Solidarity response Over the past week, the French government has sought desperately to divert attention away from its brutal actions in Calais by resurrecting the perennial propaganda campaign against “dangerous” No Borders activists. Yet again, various officials – from the Interior Minister Cazeneuve himself, […] …read more

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Video compilations

By consensusdecisionmaking Sent to us from stéphane trouille …read more

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Destruction, day 4

By consensusdecisionmaking 08:24 Police arrives / destruction of houses starts 11:06 Prefecture arrives in the sudanese area 12.14 One more fire in the eviction zone 13.00 Statement of the men in hunger strike given to the press 13:23 Kurdish community center destroyed …read more

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Solidarity demos announced in Brussels, Paris, London and more

By consensusdecisionmaking Tonight Thursday 3rd there will be a solidarity demo in Brussels at 8PM, meeting at Place de la Bourse. Tomorrow Friday 4th there will be a solidarity demo in Paris at 6PM , meeting at Gare du Nord. Saturday 5th there will be a solidarity demo in London at 1PM, meeting at a secret location […] …read more

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Calais Jungle Eviction: a chronology of resistance so far

By consensusdecisionmaking Via the website rabble.org.uk, which is maintaining a chronology of resistance to the eviction in Calais and in solidarity in other places. Today the southern half of the Calais ‘jungle’ enters it’s third day of eviction, in a process the authorities have now said will take 3 weeks to complete. Here’s some of the acts […] …read more

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Video statement from people on hunger strike

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One person died last night in the camp

By consensusdecisionmaking We are very sad. Last night a man died in the comunual sudanese tent in the camp in calais. The information we have is that the death was caused by a heart attack. But that is not confirmed yet. In the meantime the police is going on in destroying the jungle. It is desguasting! …read more

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The demolition continues, day 3

By consensusdecisionmaking Destruction of living spaces At least 30 homes in the sudanese area have been destroyed today by the workers from Sogea, protected by the french police. 12 peoeple on hunger strike 12 iranians have stepped out to the front of the police line showing that they are on hunger strike. Five of them with lips […] …read more

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Teargas being fired in peoples houses

By consensusdecisionmaking Some footage of police cruelty on the first day of the destruction of the camp. …read more

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Demolition continues

By consensusdecisionmaking News from today- 9am: 2 people arrested for standing on their roofs. Some residents got thrown out of their tents by force. Police forceably remove pregnant woman from her house and beat her. There is a presence of PAF ( border police ), BAC ( undercover police ) and CRS. They are pushing people away from […] …read more

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Solidarity actions with Calais Jungle

By consensusdecisionmaking Paris Rassemblement ce mardi 1er mars à 18H00 Place de la République. Manifestation ce vendredi 4 mars à 18H00 à partir de la Gare du Nord. Genève Rassemblement ce mercredi 2 mars à 18h devant le consulat français, rue J.Imbert …read more

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EMERGENCY DEMO IN SOLIDARITY WITH CALAIS JUNGLE. TOMORROW TUESDAY 1 MARCH 7.30PM @ INSTITUT FRANCAIS, LONDON

By consensusdecisionmaking Today the French government began its threatened eviction of 3,500 people living in the south half of the Calais Jungle. They came in hard with 50 vans of CRS riot police, water cannon and tear gas, followed by a demolition crew with crowbars and bulldozers. By the end of the day, just a small part […] …read more

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Update on evictions actors // Quelques collaborateurs des expulsions

By consensusdecisionmaking Today, the police, who we already know are border guard dogs, were working hard to tear down people living in the Jungle. They were not alone and what they want to achieve would have been possible without the collaboration of a so called “humanitarian” organization and the demolition company. Here are those who are now […] …read more

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Demolition happening now! // La démolition du bidonville a commencé !

By consensusdecisionmaking Police are doing their shitty job and destroying people’s houses in the south half of the Calais jungle. Around 55 police vans and 200 police are moving through the jungle with bulldozers and demolition workers. Some people are on their roofs to resist the eviction. Police removed one person from his roof and have demolished […] …read more

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Update on eviction activities

By consensusdecisionmaking On Thursday afternoon the verdict of the trial attempting to stop the eviction of the south part of the jungle was announced. The demolition will go ahead with the exception of ‘ social spaces’ those mentioned included Jungle Books, the Woman and Children’s Centre, mosques and churches. Lawyers are appealing this decision. On Thursday night/Friday […] …read more

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Update on Calais 8’s trial : State shows again its true colors // L’État nous montre encore son vrai visage

By consensusdecisionmaking After the tribunal in Boulogne announced the release of the six undocumented people,who they had sentenced to a month in detention , the Police aux Frontieres went without hesitation to look directly for them at the exit of the Longuenesse prison on Sunday the 22nd in the evening . They are imprisoned once more in […] …read more

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The ‘centres de repits’ are becoming traps

By consensusdecisionmaking In November 2015, the French government set up the CAO (Reception and Orientation Centres) or “respite centers” to disperse people from Calais. To convince people to leave Calais to send them all these isolated villages throughout France, the government assured everyone that no Dublin procedure would be applied and that the residents of these CAO […] …read more

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The mean Spirit of Britain trial

By consensusdecisionmaking The dubbed ‘Calais 8′ were in court in Boulogne today and they are or should theoretically all be free , within the next 24 hours. Unfortunately we have to qualify this great news…with unverified reports saying that while being freed, the six people from sudan, afthanistan and syria will be maybe rearrested by the PAF […] …read more

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