Mayor leads entire French village in anti-migrant protest ‘We don’t want them’

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‘We don’t want them’: Mayor leads hundreds of French villagers as they take to the streets to protest against the arrival of migrants from the Calais Jungle

  • The Jungle in Calais will be demolished by the end of the year, says French president Francois Hollande
  • Calais officials said bulldozers could begin work on the site by October 17
  • Hundreds taking part in protests in Pierrefeu and Forges-les-Bains  

French villagers are protesting the arrival of migrants who are being dispersed around the country as the government shuts down the slum-like camp in Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crisis.

Competing rallies were being held Saturday in Pierrefeu in southeast France.

It comes after Calais officials say they will be starting the process of bulldozing the sprawling camp within nine days.

Residents hold a banner reading: 'City of Pierrefeu says no to the creation of a reception centre for migrants'

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