TWENTYONEMILES: Migrant struggles and resistance in Belgium, France and Switzerland

July 30, 2010

Violent eviction of families near Paris

Filed under: France — twentyonemiles @ 11:57 pm

On 8th July, 150 people were evicted from a squatted tower-block in Courneuve near Paris, and began to camp on the street below it. On 21st July they were violently attacked by police, and 126 arrests were made. Here is a video of the police violence, which has been condemned by the organisation “Droit au logement” (“Right to accommodation”):

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