Reflections on Calais

  To mark the first anniversary of the destruction of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, Right to Remain’s Luke Butterly reflects on our recent return to the area.   We set out early on our return trip to Calais.  The time difference between the UK and France means you lose an hour when traveling over;  […]

Amid Europe’s deafening silence on human rights abuses, we’re here to speak out

By Alice Lucas @RefugeeData Alice is the Senior Programme Officer at the Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP), which is dedicated to documenting human rights violations against refugees and displaced people.  The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Europe has received sporadic attention by the press and is characterised by a stark absence of larger organisations, governments and UN agencies […]

Calais: Solidarity is not an offence

A new self-organising space in Calais is an act of resistance against the brutal measures against asylum seekers Rahila Gupta, guardian.co.uk, Thursday 4 February For all those who have been depressed by increasingly harsh measures against asylum seekers by Britain, France and other European countries, here is a glimmer of hope. The transnational No Borders […]