CALAIS CHILDREN: A CASE TO ANSWER

Sue Clayton (UK 62 min)

As the Calais jungle was set to be razed in October 2016, there were over 1900 unaccompanied minors stranded there – many of whom had a legal case to enter the UK.

Sue fought to get these children recognised and their cases heard. But with the camp soon to go up in flames, could she do it in time? And what would happen to the children if not? 

What happened next is a shameful indictment of the UK’s human rights record, as the young people suffered delays, denials and dismissal from the UK government, and were finally left abandoned in France with no support at all.

CALAIS CHILDREN: A CASE TO ANSWER follows the young people over the year since they left the Jungle.

We speak to Lord Dubs, the volunteer groups, and the lawyers with whom Sue is challenging the Home Office’s actions in the High Court in on 28th Feb and 1st Mar 2018.  She goes on supporting and fighting for the kids – with your help.

Watch the trailer at CALAIS CHILDREN TRAILER

Support the kids at  www.calais.gebnet.co.uk

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