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

November 4, 2010

Thirteen Roma occupy a church in south-east Paris

Filed under: France, Occupation — twentyonemiles @ 9:11 pm

According to Le Parisien newspaper, thirteen Roma, including two adolescents, have since 10am this morning (Thursday 4th November) occupied Saint-Nicolas church in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés. The group had been accommodated by the town hall since 3rd October in a prefab but needed to leave by tomorrow. The UMP mayor denounced a “coup of force” but said that he will await to hear from the church authorities before acting.

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