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Article by ISCI's 'Amy Corcoran - Ever-growing, ever-changing: Inside the Calais camp'


The Calais refugee camp is starting to develop from tents to makeshift clinics, schools, cafes and more – but no one should have to live this way, writes Amy Corcoran, Doctoral Researcher at QMUL's International State Crime Initiative. “…everywhere are individuals with broken bones from failed attempts at boarding lorries, or those coughing from exposure to tear gas. But it is not acceptable for charities to shoulder this burden. Perhaps, despite its flaws, the presence of the world’s media will in fact help those living in the camp, by not allowing the French and British governments to ignore this humanitarian crisis…”. Read the full article, 'Ever-growing, ever-changing: Inside the Calais camp' here.



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