Bradford report back from the Calais trip featured in this blog: Plus speaker from the Rotherham 12 Defence Campaign

Wednesday 17 August 2016, The Bradford Hotel, 7-9pm

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170,000 people signed a petition – action, pressure can win.

French court rejects bid to demolish shops at Jungle refugee camp (The Guardian, 12 August)

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/12/french-lille-court-calais-jungle-refugee-camp

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Calais cafe closure puts children in peril (The Guardian, 8 Aug 2016)

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/08/calais-cafe-closure-puts-children-in-peril

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From helplessness to hope: inspirational tales of the Refugee Olympic Team  (The Guardian, 5 Aug 2016)

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/05/helplessness-rio-hope-olympic-refugee-team

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Violence against lone child refugees is escalating – because we ignore it (The Guardian, 4 Aug 2016)

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/04/violence-lone-child-refugees-uk-government-indifference

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Britain leaves child refugees alone, afraid and abandoned (The Guardian, 2 Aug 2016)

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/02/child-refugees-calais-failed-by-britain

Abdul Abdul, 10, lives on his own in Calais, where he looks after his nine-year-old nephew as they try to get to the UK.

Photograph: Alecsandra Raluca Drăgoi for the Guardian

 

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Jeremy Corbyn to speak at 2016 Stand Up to Racism National Conference, Confronting Racism:  Saturday 8 October, London. Register Here

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