Jungle Books under threat of eviction in Calais

Jungle Books under threat of eviction in Calais

Jungle Books, a library for migrants set up in the French port city of Calais, is at risk of eviction after half of the camp has been threatened with demolition.

The library was set up to offer "real, practical help” to thousands of migrants in Calais' refugee camp, nicknamed The Jungle, so that they could learn to read and write English, apply for jobs and fill-in forms. 

However migrants have been told they have to move their makeshift homes to the southern half of the camp - or else face the bulldozers, since the government wants to reduce migrant numbers to 2,000.

The library initiat...

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