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French Police Clear Migrant Camp at Launch Point for Britain

Migrants confront French police officers as police dismantle a makeshift shelter camp in Calais, France, on Jul. 10, 2020. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)

Migrants confront French police officers as police dismantle a makeshift shelter camp in Calais, France, on Jul. 10, 2020. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)

CALAIS, France—French police on Tuesday dismantled a migrant camp in the northern port of Calais, from where thousands of illegal economic migrants and would-be asylum seekers have sought to cross the English Channel to reach British shores.

Several thousand migrants have attempted the perilous crossing this year, often paying people traffickers to help them traverse one of the worlds busiest shipping lanes in overloaded rubber dinghies.

Britain has repeatedly pressed President Emmanuel Macrons government to do more to Read More – Source

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