Police accused of 'inhumane' treatment to Paris migrants


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In the northern neighbourhoods of Paris, migrants who sleep rough by night and queue for a place at the overwhelmed refugee centre by day have had to face yet another danger in their perilous quest for safety – from the French police. Officers have been taking away their bedding, using tear gas on people in the queue at the slightest provocation and preventing weary migrants from sitting on the ground, according to three humanitarian aid associations.