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RACE AGAINST TIME TO SAVE SHELTERS HOUSING VULNERABLE WOMEN February 1st 2016 1.10pm (HR)

posted 5 Jul 2016, 04:36 by Chris Cox   [ updated 5 Jul 2016, 04:37 ]






Whilst  the Bulldozer drivers  had their lunch and with the police out in force, teams from L'Auberge/Help Refugees  quickly set to work to dismantle and move shelters, mostly occupied by single women. 

The Pastor who is  not prepared to remove the crosses from the Church roof has stated he intends to  stand by in dignified silence as bulldozers tear them down.


No warning at all was given before the authorities moved in with their bulldozers earlier today. The mosque was first to be demolished, followed by the church, and then several shelters.

Volunteers  are currently doing their very best to relocate shelters.  There is enormous anger and puzzlement as to why the charities on the ground were not given advanced warning and at the u
nnecessary trauma and distress this action is causing to already vulnerable people. Many refugees could be seen screaming at the bulldozer drivers  and authority figures "We are peaceful people."