‘Like torture’: French police accused of continued migrant rights abuses

Shortly before sunrise on January 9, about 40 officers and officials gathered outside the police station in Calais, northern France, as temperatures dipped to -3°C (26.6°F). Shortly after, in a well-drilled procedure, a nine-vehicle convoy started down the road toward the first of five forced evictions of makeshift refugee camps planned for that morning.

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