How Calais migrant crisis has worsened since Macron's visit

By Elisa Perrigueur

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The icy wind is lashing their worried faces. It is Friday, February 2nd and three migrants, Abebe from Ethiopia, Jo from Somalia and Eupui from Cameroon, are in the Dunes industrial estate in Calais, declaring how they had never before seen scenes of “such violence” during their long months in the French port. The previous day, at around 5.30pm, on a muddy stretch of land surrounded by smoking factories, these migrants had watched as dozens of silhouetted, clearly angry figures suddenly emerged.