French riot police use tear gas to evacuate and dismantle Calais refugee camps
- French police raided and dismantled camps housing more than 400 refugees and migrants in the port city, calling the camps “illegal settlements.”
- While France has announced plans to build a permanent camp next year, those currently in the area–including many attempting to make their way to Britain–have set up makeshift camps for shelter.
- BuzzFeed News has included video of the police launching tear gas at individuals and their tents.
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