Stop the demolition: let refugees in – emergency protest of Downing St 6pm tonight

Calais eviction

French authorities have today began the eviction of refugees in the Calais “Jungle” camp causing unnecessary misery for people who came to Europe to flee war, persecution and repression.

Stand Up To Racism is calling an emergency protest at Downing St 6pm tonight 29th February against the demolition of the camp and at to show opposition to the government appalling stance towards refugees at the borders. … Read the rest

Trade Unionists 4 Calais Day 1

Calais trip 2 pic 1
Arriving back at “the Jungle” following the demolition of part of the camp.

Day One – Trade Unionists 4 Calais – Wednesday 30th March

The second journey to the camp in Calais began with over 20 volunteers arriving. We dropped into the Care 4 Calais warehouse, helped with some of the sorting, heard about the new project to deliver mobile English classes in the camp, as people are reluctant to travel across the open ground to the school. … Read the rest