French 'Defender of Rights' says it is 'TOO SOON' to destroy Calais 'Jungle' camp
Jacques Toubon, a former centre-right justice minister and the government’s current human rights watchdog, claims that October is “far too soon” to destroy the camp.
He also stressed that the government is doing “too little” to help the local authorities, who have been ordered to assist with the relocation process.
The refugee camp has become increasingly squalid following an unprecedented population growth over the summer, and is currently home to more than 10,000 illegal immigrants.
All are being relocated to a new reception centre, from where they will be able to apply for asylum.
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