First 14 unaccompanied children from Calais 'Jungle' reach Britain



A first busload of children arrived in Britain on Monday from the "Jungle" camp near the French port of Calais as the British government started to act on its commitment to take in unaccompanied migrant children before the camp is destroyed.
The fate of children staying in the Jungle, a squalid camp where up to 10,000 people fleeing war or poverty in the Middle East and Africa have converged seeking ways to cross to Britain, has been a political problem for the British government.
Religious leaders, refugee rights campaign groups and opposition parties have accused the government... read more

 
17 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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