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France: March for refugees across Europe reaches northern France

France, Grande-Synthe
July 5, 2018 at 20:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

For its 56th stop after two months of walking, the March for a Better Hospitality towards Refugees in France organised by the association L'Auberge des migrants arrived in Grande-Synthe in the North of France on Thursday.

About 75 people arrived in the city, where a huge wooden refugee camp used to be located. After a short stop there, 200 demonstrators went to the town hall, where they protested against the ‘crime of solidarity’ and against the block on French-Italian and French-British borders.

Demonstrators are trying to place pressure on the French government to withdraw the ‘Asylum and Immigration’ law approved in April by the French parliament.

The March for a Better Hospitality towards Refugees in France aims at to raise awareness about refugees and asylum-seekers. It started on April 30 at the Italian border town of Ventimiglia and will end on July 8 in London.

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For its 56th stop after two months of walking, the March for a Better Hospitality towards Refugees in France organised by the association L'Auberge des migrants arrived in Grande-Synthe in the North of France on Thursday.

About 75 people arrived in the city, where a huge wooden refugee camp used to be located. After a short stop there, 200 demonstrators went to the town hall, where they protested against the ‘crime of solidarity’ and against the block on French-Italian and French-British borders.

Demonstrators are trying to place pressure on the French government to withdraw the ‘Asylum and Immigration’ law approved in April by the French parliament.

The March for a Better Hospitality towards Refugees in France aims at to raise awareness about refugees and asylum-seekers. It started on April 30 at the Italian border town of Ventimiglia and will end on July 8 in London.

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