Caroline, a long term volunteer in Calais who has worked with Help Refugees previously, was quoted in this Vice piece on the demolition of the mosque and church in the Calais camp.
From Vice News –
Church and Mosque Bulldozed in Calais Jungle Refugee Camp
“We’re not certain if the main church is going or not, but at the moment it looks quite likely,” Gregory said, adding that no reason had been given for the latest clearances.
Gregory said she felt this was another towards the destruction of the entire unofficial camp, which is home to around 5,000 — mainly young men, but also women and children. “It’s more general destroying and trying to push the camp inwards and trying to get rid of it,” she said. “They’re taking these steps gradually and I’m sure they’re going to continue to do so.”
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