Posted on July 29, 2020

Police Dismantle Migrants’ Campsite Near Northern Paris

Jean Terzian and Sudip Kar-Gupta, Reuters, July 29, 2020

French police dismantled on Wednesday a migrants’ campsite in Aubervilliers, northeast of Paris, amid mounting pressure for the government to demonstrate a tough stance on illegal immigration.

On Twitter, police said they had started to clear the site, while BFM TV said it was home to at least 1,500 migrants.


Authorities have repeatedly dismantled illegal campsites only for them to pop up again elsewhere within months {snip}