The Future of Paris’s Migrant “Jungles”


[from France 24]

A few metres away, cameras from French TV station TF1 rolled as a correspondent in a Barbour jacket walked between the rows of tents with Abdel, a Sudanese migrant who speaks fluent French. Abdel, like many migrants in the camp, seemed both used to talking to journalists and a little bemused by the sudden surge of attention. After a few takes, the cameras stopped.

“I thought there were supposed to be people from Calais here,” the TV correspondent said.

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