Calais Jungle Camp: Rioting migrants hoist Union Jack flag

Calais Jungle Camp: Rioting migrants hoist Union Jack flag
 

Hundreds of refugees went on the rampage in the “Jungle” camp as moves were made to flatten the shantytown.
The flags indicated their hoped-for final destination. French President Francois Hollande has vowed to raze the disease-ridden camp – home to 10,000 people.
The chaos led to a call by Philippe Poutou, a militant trade unionist standing for the French presidency, for migrants to be guaranteed new lives in Europe.
Those involved in the fighting included left-wing British activists, who covered their faces as they threw rocks at armed riot police.
They responded with water cannons and... read more

 
2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
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