French police clear Calais migrant camps as NGOs protest

May 28, 2014 9:10 AM

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By RFI French police began the evacuation of three migrants’ camps in the Channel port of Calais at 8.00am on Wednesday. Rights campaigners predict that new camps will spring up as the migrants try to reach Britain.

Police moved into the “Syrians’ camp”, where about 400 Syrians, Afghans and others were living, on Wednesday morning.

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