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UK: Pro-refugee activists blockade Dover after ban from France02:16

UK: Pro-refugee activists blockade Dover after ban from France

United Kingdom, Dover
June 18, 2016 at 15:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

Pro-refugee activists of the British "Convoy to Calais" group gathered on Saturday at the border-crossing point in Dover after French authorities banned them from entering the country through Calais.

Activists held banners with slogans in support of refugees while blocking road access to the Eurotunnel. A speaker of the protest addressed the crowd with a megaphone, promising further protests in front of the French embassy in London.

The pro-refugee group intended to board a ferry at the Port of Dover to deliver aid to migrants and refugees camped in the vicinity of what was known as the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais.

Credit: The People's Assembly Against Austerity

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Pro-refugee activists of the British "Convoy to Calais" group gathered on Saturday at the border-crossing point in Dover after French authorities banned them from entering the country through Calais.

Activists held banners with slogans in support of refugees while blocking road access to the Eurotunnel. A speaker of the protest addressed the crowd with a megaphone, promising further protests in front of the French embassy in London.

The pro-refugee group intended to board a ferry at the Port of Dover to deliver aid to migrants and refugees camped in the vicinity of what was known as the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais.

Credit: The People's Assembly Against Austerity

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