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Paris mayor announces creation of French capital’s first refugee camp to house hundreds of asylum seekers

The first official refugee camp in Paris is to open within weeks to house hundreds of “destitute” asylum seekers in the French capital. Anne Hidalgo, the city’s mayor, said the site would conform to United Nations regulations and offer respite to migrants. “We have identified several sites in the north of Paris in which we can create a centre…conforming to UN ...

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Paris Becomes Massive Camp for Illegal Migrants

The National Front party has accused Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo of putting the concerns of migrants ahead of those of French citizens. In a statement, the party said that the number of homeless people in Paris had increased by 84% between 2002 and 2012, but that Hidalgo has shown little interest in alleviating the problem. Although the EU-Turkey migrant deal ...

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Major fire at refugee camp in German city of Düsseldorf

Atrade fairground used as a refugee camp in the German city of Düsseldorf has caught fire, as reported by German media agencies on Tuesday. All refugees on the premises were fortunately removed to safety following the outbreak of fire, reports stated. There is currently a dark cloud of smoke over the city of Düsseldorf. There is already an international publishing ...

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Turkey – 30 children raped in “model” refugee camp

The Turkish newspaper, BirGün, is reporting that as many as thirty Syrian refugee children have been raped in the Nizip refugee camp, not far from Gaziantep, Turkey. The perpetrator of the violence against 30 children is believed to have been a cleaner – referred to by the newspaper with the initials EE – who has been arrested. Beyond the horror ...

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Airstrike at Syrian refugee camp kills at least 28

At least 28 people were killed when warplanes struck a refugee camp Thursday in Syria, the monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, with many of the dead women and children. Rami Abdul Rahman, director of the London-based group, told CNN it was not immediately clear whether Syrian or Russian planes conducted the airstrike. The planes attacked the Kamuna ...

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