France orders expulsion of swath of Calais camp

An expulsion order has been issued for hundreds of migrants living in a huge swath of the Calais camp known locally as “the jungle,” demanding that they remove their makeshift homes and possessions within four days. The order, published Friday by the regional prefecture, says residents of the camp’s southern sector must clear out by 8 p.m. Tuesday so it can be razed. Authorities estimate that 800-1,000 migrants live in that sector, crammed with shops, cafes, mosques and churches. Humanitarian groups say there are many more.



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