reports of police abuse investigated

Migrants in Calais

GMT 19:09 Thursday ,22 January 2015

 Migrant Voice - Migrants in Calais

By Jey O-H
Jamie Shin

Asylum seekers and migrants in the port city of Calais are reporting instances of abuse at the hands of French police. In an investigative report produced by Human Rights Watch, instances of harassment and abuse appear to be routine. The unwarranted beatings and the use of pepper spray, even against children, have brought international attention to the issues of police brutality, maltreatment and poor living conditions of the asylum seekers and migrants in the Calais area. To read more about the conditions, the possible violations to fundamental human rights and the response of the Calais police department, follow through to this link:


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