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France: Police manhandle refugees as eviction at Paris' Stalingrad camp begins01:51

France: Police manhandle refugees as eviction at Paris' Stalingrad camp begins

France, Paris
November 4, 2016 at 08:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Scuffles broke out between French authorities and refugees following the clearing a refugee camp located at Paris' Stalingrad metro station, Friday, after an eviction order was issued by the French government. The refugees and migrants will be relocated to sites around France.

The number of refugees and migrants in the area has jumped from 2,000 to around 3,000 in the space of a few days as refugees were forced to leave the Calais 'Jungle' camp after its disbandment.

The demolition of the Calais camp, where around 10,000 refugees and migrants were living, began on October 24 following an order from French President Francois Hollande. The erstwhile inhabitants are intended for relocation at some 300 sites around the country though many were seen sleeping rough as the camp was dismantled.

France: Police manhandle refugees as eviction at Paris' Stalingrad camp begins01:51
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Scuffles broke out between French authorities and refugees following the clearing a refugee camp located at Paris' Stalingrad metro station, Friday, after an eviction order was issued by the French government. The refugees and migrants will be relocated to sites around France.

The number of refugees and migrants in the area has jumped from 2,000 to around 3,000 in the space of a few days as refugees were forced to leave the Calais 'Jungle' camp after its disbandment.

The demolition of the Calais camp, where around 10,000 refugees and migrants were living, began on October 24 following an order from French President Francois Hollande. The erstwhile inhabitants are intended for relocation at some 300 sites around the country though many were seen sleeping rough as the camp was dismantled.

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