Reports from demonstrations at St Pancras 24th and 16th October, Simultaneous demos in Dover and Calais 17th Octalea17th October

The demonstration in solidarity with Calais migrants was met with sustained police violence, nevertheless the activists managed to create a lot of disruption. Around 150 -200 people attended.

https://indyrikki.wordpress.com/2015/10/25/24th-october-2015-no-borders-migrant-solidarity-protests-at-st-pancras-eurostar

Video: https://vimeo.com/143522908

Another protest  at St Pancras took place a week before:

 

Simultaneous demonstrations

https://calaismigrantsolidarity.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/calais-dover-simultaneous-demonstrations-17102015/

Despite the lack of organization and the absence of No Borders and associations the Calais demonstration gathered over 1000 people and turned up very lively when up to 700 people from the jungle broke into the ferry port, gladly followed by their mostly English supporters. Police blocked the people inside the port, lots of tear gas also on the numerous women and children.

In Dover about 500 people marched to the ferry port, blocking the traffic and causing major delays to the ferries.

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