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URGENT CALL OUT for activists, legal observers, journalists and video activists to support migrants in Calais against imminent police attack and deportation!

Confirmed sources have advised humanitarian organisations that plans for the destruction of the refugee camps in Calais and the subsequent deportation of refugees will take place this week between the 20th and 25th of July. The French immigration minister, Mr.Besson , following pressure from organisations and the media has denied that any such plans exist.

There is an urgent need for people to go to Calais to protest against the potential clearances as well as to act as legal & human rights observers as police begin operations to destroy the camps and attempt to remove people.

Please act now in any of the following ways:

To go to Calais for direct solidarity this week:
http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2009/07/16/call-out-for-cameras-video-activist-and-legal-observers-in-calais/

For phone and email blockades of the French Embassy in London; All contacts at the end of this message at http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/

To lobby your MEP:
http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2009/07/17/eu-council-directives-of-use-to-lobby-meps/

http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2009/07/16/model-letter-for-mps/

To join in protests in London:
http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2009/07/16/protest-against-destruction-of-calais-jungles/

For an Open statement about Calais situation to all concerned, to be sent to NGO’s, human rights organizations, Trade Unions, anyone else you can think of:
http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/category/calais-witnesses/

For helping with direct solidarity in August:
http://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2009/07/13/solidarity-not-charity/

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