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France: Calais Migrants at Risk as Cold Arrives

Expand Asylum seekers and other migrants sleep outside in the snow, Calais, France, December 11, 2017.  © 2017 Futuro Berg/Help Refugees (Paris) – Migrants and asylum seekers in Calais are facing desperate living conditions, especially as temperatures drop, Human Rights Watch said today. Many child and adult migrants described an increase in the police destruction and confiscation of their belongings since the beginning of November 2017, making it harder for the migrants to live outdoors. Police in the northern French city employ excessive force against asylum seekers and other migrants.…

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