Le Pen: Illegal Immigrants Trying to Reach Britain Have Turned Calais into a ‘Lawless Jungle’

Julian Robinson, Daily Mail, October 25, 2014

Illegal immigrants making desperate bids to reach Britain have turned the port of Calais into a lawless ‘jungle’, according to the French far-right leader.

Marine Le Pen seized on escalating tensions in the town by calling for the urgent reintroduction of internal border controls that have been banished across much of Europe.

The leader of the anti-immigrant National Front party made the remarks during a visit to the northern port town where riot police this week used teargas to ward off hundreds of immigrants seeking to jump on to lorries bound for Britain.


Le Pen denounced what she described as the ‘phenomenal scandal’ of a town left to its own devices in the face of a rise in the number of illegal immigrants seeking to get across the Channel

‘It’s time to wage war on this phenomenon,’ Le Pen, whose party won about 14 percent of the vote in Calais town hall elections last March.

Roughly 2,300 immigrants, many of them from Africa, are roaming the streets and sleeping in makeshift camps in and around Calais while waiting to attempt the final leg of their bid to reach Britain, according to estimates from the local prefect’s office.

The number was 1,500 just a few months ago.

Police, who had to deploy tear gas to contain hordes of immigrants on several occasions this week, kept dozens of supporters and opponents of Le Pen apart as the National Front leader arrived in the town, with some minor scuffles reported.

‘The rule of law no longer holds sway in Calais. Now it’s no more than a jungle where violence and the survival of the fittest reign,’ said Le Pen.

The port has long been a magnet for illegal migrants trying to reach Britain, where they believe they are more likely to find work.

Britain is not one of the 26 European states who have abolished internal borders under the Schengen agreement.

In September, the French and British governments announced that the Calais port layout would be changed to make it easier to carry out controls and improve traffic flow, with barriers put up along the bypass leading to the port area.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has also promised a day-centre will be opened to cater to the hundreds of illegal immigrants who roam the streets and live in squats or makeshift camps.

Denis Robin, prefect in the Pas-de-Calais region, said the centre should be open in November but that the authorities were determined to ensure it would not become a massive residential camp of the kind that was run by the Red Cross–the Sangatte camp–before ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy ordered it shut in 2002 at Britain’s request.

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  • Calais is a demonstration of the political success that the “far right” can have in destroying the far left. Calais had been politically dominated by self-styled Communists for a long time, but in 2002, the year JMLP made the runoff, Calais flipped to the FN overnight and has been solid FN territory ever since then.

    The object lesson is that a lot of white people who are or seem far left aren’t really. It’s just that they want economic populism, and until the FN and JMLP and now MLP came along to give them a better option, Communism was their only option to vote for economic populism.

    • propagandaoftruth

      This is not too different here. Many populist types here would love to vote Republican, but have a hard time voting for the big corporate version of their genocide over the big gubbamint version.

      Hatred of poor and struggling Whites is quite the bipartisan commonality that binds the Demopublican party together.

      When you get a gander of the world from the potty point of view it doesn’t matter how pretty or smiley the faces. All you can see are a–holes.

    • ViktorNN

      There’s a wave of working class white populism sweeping through the European diaspora. Revolutionary movements have been built of less. We need principles on which to base our parties – most of all to hold our “leaders” accountable.

    • jayvbellis

      Very well said QD.

      If we have any new Amren readers that are considering getting involved in local politics, QD is probably our most successful person in this area. If you need advice about who?what? Where? Just ask QD. He’s doing it, being successful at the state and local level. That’s where we need to concentrate. Stop wasting all your time and money at the Presidential race, circus.

      • “Successful at the state and local level”

        Is that what they’re calling “unrequited advice” these days? If so, then I have a lot of success. Just no real success as the word is classically defined.

        The reason I’ve come around to your way of thinking about caring more about who the sheriff, county executive, city council, state reps are rather than who is the President, other than Presidential politics being rigged establishment games, is that if we soon experience our analogue of USSR dissolution, then it’s really going to matter who holds these local offices. Sure they may not seem to have that much power now, especially not compared to the President. Things can change in a hurry though.

        If there is no open overt immigration patriot of the Jeff Sessions mold that runs for President in 2016, then I will pay as little attention as possible to Presidential politics that year. Which will be hard if I still have the same job, because in the winter and spring of 2016, during primary and caucus season, I’ll be surrounded by a bunch of yay red team types who will be tribed up with one candidate or another, and I’ll have to listen to all their propaganda, my reaction will be a steady stream of eye rolls.

        • jayvbellis

          Please have plenty of hard copies of Amren’s Rand Paul traitor of the year available for these Red State ra ra types who will be gushing over Rand Paul.

  • Oil Can Harry

    The National Front should run campaign ads featuring Calais- a camp of an invading army that the Socialist gov’t refuses to clean out.

  • none of your business

    The local police force had a massive demonstration a few weeks ago protesting the problems at Calais. It would of course help if Britain did not give these African trash room and board in a hostel and spending money the day they arrived and full benefit a week or so later. What draws the Africans to Calais is the fact that British benefits are greater than French.

    • bilderbuster

      Le Pen should vow to deport the foreign invaders and if elected DO IT!
      The FN will become the most popular model for other parties in Europe once the people see that the deportations can be done.

  • SlizzardAjeosshi

    The picture above is visually poignant and truly terrifying.

    A few scattered cops, well armed with sophisticated hi tech gadgetry but clearly overly shy, looking over a much larger crowd of les sarrazins.

    A question spontaneously came up to my mind: how long it will last ?

    • Nancy

      Until the teeming Third World hordes manage to hijack several cruise ships.

      • none of your business

        They could storm the ferries. But after killing the crew the Africans would probably run it into a sandbar or blow up the engine. Dover is only about 20 miles, maybe they could learn to swim.


        Until the European men man up and literally destroy them. That, and Europeans are going to have to execute the traitors in power who did this.

  • MekongDelta69

    Maybe, some day, some way, some how – by Divine Intervention, or a re-mutated gene, or by an Alien Magic Ray – (presently insane) Whites will come to their senses.

    I’m not doing anything for the next million years.

    I’ll wait…

  • Brady

    Gives new meaning to the old saying “the wogs begin at Calais”.

  • jayvbellis

    With so many Western men like Rand Paul going cowardly, soft pussies – it’s nice to see some of our great women stepping up to fight for our people, our culture.

    Marine Le Pen, Brigette Bardot , Laura Ingram , Anne Coulter, Lydia Brimelow. Tough and good looking chicks.

    • B.A_2014

      Does mrs. Brimelow write?

      I heard she has done but cannot find any writings on Vdare.

      • jayvbellis

        She is probably the brightest, most beautiful woman I have ever met in my life!

        She’s expecting her third child with Peter B, due this Spring. What a gal.

    • Sick of it

      I’m honestly amazed Fox News allows Laura Ingraham to speak on their station, considering their proclivities. She’s a rather solid conservative.


      Rand Paul is an American man. You have British men in Britain First, British National Party, UKIP. In France, you have Generation Identitaire and they even train French men in hand-to-hand combat. In Greece, those Greek men take to the streets. In Russia, Bulgaria and parts of Eastern Europe, those white men literally will have street wars with the Muslims and various third-world invaders there.

      • jayvbellis

        I haven’t seen a successful British man in British politics that was on our side since Enoch Powell. Maggie Thatcher was certainly tough, close to being a nationalist. Close. The British political system , culture seems to be the worst in the remaining White Western world.

  • dd121

    Hitler was right after all, the invasion WILL come through Calais. (Just the other direction).

    • MBlanc46

      Alas for him, it was 70 years too late.

  • OK, it may be impossible to guard a border and keep all the invaders out. But once they’re in, they should be placed in work camps.

    A cot, three squares of beans and cornbread a day, and lots of work to keep them healthy and happy. Once they’re ready to make that return trip to the sand dunes or the jungle, then a one way ticket back, with a warning that if they return they will face a public flogging.

    • bilderbuster

      Chip them or give them a facial tattoo so as to discourage them from trying to sneak back in.

  • je suis paganisme

    I would think that Calais is by now reeking of urine, day and night.

    But that does not seem to bother Europeans too much.

    • bilderbuster

      They don’t care for Africans taking a squat in their front yards anymore than we do.

  • B.A_2014

    I would be willing to solve the problem. All I ask for is immunity from prosecution.

    • Bill Moore

      Hello B.A 2014,

      I think that your solution will be the final solution.

      Once the economic collapse happens, whether in France, England, or the USA, hordes of Africans will start to forage for food and so forth. When that happens, the Caucasians will finally realize that the Africans need to be eliminated.

      And, we will eliminate them.

      Thank you,
      Bill Moore

  • Massif1

    If EU adopts a policy of “zero benefits” to refugees, this crap would cease. Stop giving them money, pay for their housing, education, and other benefits and they’ll stop coming.

    • bilderbuster

      Does a severe beating and a free ticket home count as “other benefits”?

      • newscomments70

        I don’t believe they should receive a free ticket home. They should work for the ticket in prison camps…at prison wages.


      that’s the biggest culprit is the EU and the elites who are enabling them and bringing them here on our dime. Those are the real people that need to be dealt with harshly.

    • MBlanc46

      Welfare benefits should certainly be for citizens only.

  • TruthBeTold

    ‘The Camp of the Saints’ was one of the most prophetic books ever written.

    • HE2

      Truth, you beat me to it. Was about to post the very same thing.
      If this is not “Camp of the Saints,” nothing is.

  • You have to wonder if back in 1912 there were any passengers who had been complaining about the captain of the Titanic’s policy of speeding at night through the North Atlantic, who were later accused of being members of the”far right” who cynically “seized” upon and exploited the ship’s slamming against the iceberg to claim that their navigational policies were safer?

  • propagandaoftruth

    Depends on how it resounds. Might be brilliant strategy.

  • superlloyd

    ‘The port has long been a magnet for illegal migrants trying to reach Britain, where they believe they are more likely to find work.’ BS. The reason all the illegal darkies want to go to Britain is that 1. they will never be deported under the present, shambolic ‘system’, and 2. The benefits system for idle, scrounging parasites is the most generous in Europe. This is well known in all the third world.

    • B.A_2014

      Me and the old man were watching the news the other night. They showed a completely biased piece about the poor innocent Africans fleeing poverty and persecution that have been coming into Europe through Italy. He said why don’t they just sink the f$$king boats. He’s a bit of a lefty so this obviously shocked me especially seeing that when he said it they were showing mainly women and children (propaganda of course.The boat people are overwhelmingly male.) Not that I care about African women and children.

  • RedOnTheHead


  • watling

    If these immigrants are in France illegally then the solution is simply to enforce the law and deport them back to their countries of origin. If they refuse to divulge their countries of origin then find out what their mother tongue is and deport them to the corresponding country. If they won’t talk at all then put them in jail on the understanding that they’ll stay there until they reveal their country of origin – at which point deport them. There is no excuse for any illegal immigrants to be congregating in Calais.

  • Whirlwinder

    Marnie, Islam has been waging war on western civilization some 1400 years now. It has escalated in the last 60 or so years and we need to realize that the war is on. War does not need to be waged against a phenomenon. It needs to be waged against the enemy, Islam.


    As happy as I am to see political parties in Europe grow, the nationalist ones that is, eventually our anti-white enemies will do their best to destroy those and then the White Man is going to have to take matters into his own hands; like our ancestors did.

  • MBlanc46

    I visited Calais a couple of times in the 70s and 80s. I found it a pleasant little ferry port town. I do remember the “Mort aux Arabes” graffiti, but I can’t say that I recall seeing any Arabs back then. It’s beyond appalling that the French authorities have allowed this to happen. Vive Marine!