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Je suis cette affaire depuis quelque temps. En septembre dernier les bulldozers ont détruit les camps des migrants dans la région calaisienne. Eh bien, vous ne serez pas surpris d'apprendre que tous les migrants ne sont pas partis. En effet, les 300 qui restent (selon The Guardian) voient leurs abris régulièrement enlevés, grâce à la politique sans pitié des autorités. Selon Jean-Pierre Leclercq, président de l'association caritative Salam, qui distribue des repas chauds, la stratégie de la police est de "faire disparaître" les migrants. C'est une politique de tolérance zéro, même si Eric Besson refuse ce terme.

Résulat? Pas mal de ces migrants, surtout les Afghans, arrivent à Paris. Rémi Féraud, le maire du 10e arrondissement de Paris, prétend que l'Etat ne fournit aucun logement, donc lui, il a ouvert un gymnase et un ancien hôpital. Mais Eric Besson a déclaré qu'ils devront fermer avant la fin du mois.

Selon l'UNHCR (l'agence des Nations Unies responsable des réfugiés) de moins en moins de migrants accèdent au Royaume-Uni depuis Calais, mais un plus grand nombre partiraient via Dunkerque. Dans un même temps le nombre de migrants qui décident de retrouver leur pays natal a augmenté, paraît-il.

Alors, il semblerait que la politique d'Eric Besson ait porté des fruits, mais dans une certaine mesure on n'a fait que déplacer le problème. Je continue à plaindre ces personnes dont certains n'ont pas plus de 13 ans.


  1. Dear Frenchteacher,
    Here at MSF UK we have just published 13 free videos with exercises and transcripts for A2 level. Here is a link to the one about Afghan migrants....
    On that is our email address. It would be great to tell you more.
    Regards, John Allison


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