Jungle migrant camp: Faith leaders urge Calais child action

Jungle migrant camp: Faith leaders urge Calais child action
 

Senior religious figures have urged the PM to allow nearly 400 refugee children into the UK before the "Jungle" migrant camp near Calais is demolished.
Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams and Muslim and Jewish faith leaders are among those to sign the open letter to Theresa May.
It describes the camp as "a stain" on France's and Britain's conscience.
The UK government stressed it was committed to resettling vulnerable children.
French president Francois Hollande has said the Jungle will be cleared before winter, with its 9,000 inhabitants due to be dispersed around... read more

 
9 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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