Calais: journalists under surveillance ahead of the "cleaning" of the "jungle" migrant camp

Migrant look on at the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, northern France, early on October 24, 2016, as a major three-day operation is planned to clear the camp of its estimated 6,000-8,000 occupants. Credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP

French authorities of the Northern department " Pas-de-Calais" decided to stricly regulate journalists' access to the said "Jungle" zone of the city of Calais, during the operations aimed at expelling migrants.

IFJ French unions (SNJ, SNJ-CGT, CFDT-Journalistes) have shared their concerns.

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