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Violence against lone child refugees is escalating – because we ignore it

Publié le 9-08-2016

Source : The Guardian

Auteur : Kirsty Brimelow

«  Experiencing violence is now a fact of life for child refugees. Hundreds of children have arrived at the camps in Calais and Dunkirk with no parents or family members to protect them.
The violence comes from the police, and people outside the camps. There is a name for the latter group who travel to Calais to attack migrants at night – it’s called “citizen violence”. Those most affected by police violence are frightened of speaking out against officers who should be their protectors from the many threats, including the prowling smugglers and traffickers behind “camp violence”.
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