Hungary: refugee given 10 year sentence for rebellion at Röszke border crossing

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On Wednesday, a court in Szeged, Hungary, sentenced Ahmed H. to 10 years’ imprisonment plus expulsion for the unrest at the Röszke/Horgos border crossing in September 2015. Ahmed is a Syrian refugee. He was convicted of ‘terrorism’ and ‘illegal border crossing’, and given a 10 year sentence for having been … Continue reading

Calais: state announces official jungle eviction plan, starting Monday

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Via Calais Migrant Solidarity (with some edits for translation clarity) On 20 October the prefecture [local representative of the French government] held a meeting with the associations [charities] about the planned “Reception and Orientation Centres” (CAOs). We now know how the prefecture will organise the eviction. The eviction will start … Continue reading