Paris, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) French police today evacuated a migrant camp set up for months near the city center of Strasbourg, requiring the fifty people who occupied it to prove their administrative status. Had taken.
In this sense, “45 people have been received by state services and sheltered in a gym to check their administrative status and determine a suitable housing solution,” declared the prefecture after the camp was evacuated.
Several police vehicles evacuated these people in the early morning, many of whom were families with children, and a significant number of them from Eastern European countries.
Located under the windows of the town hall since late May, the camp had drawn some 200 people, and the inaction of the state led to tensions between the local government and the Lower Rhine province. displaced.
According to Deputy Mayor Huliya Turan, who was present during the evacuation, the tents were removed by the municipality, which would return them to their owners as any “personal effects”.
In the same place, the deputy for the Lower Rhine, Emmanuel Fernandes, criticized the “reception policy as directed by (interior minister) Gérald Darmanin and as applied to the letter by the obedient good student who is the prefect”. Josien Chevalier, and expressed regret that “a solution could not be found sooner to welcome these migrants, including families with children”.
Yesterday, the mayor of Strasbourg, Jean Barseghian, announced her decision to take the state to court for its “inability” to shelter the homeless, launching a national appeal to the “elected officials” and “associations” that have joined the complaint. want to join.