With the support of Collectif Requisitions, including the immigrant aid association Utopia 56, more than 1200 immigrants and refugees who set up tents in the Andre-Citroen park in front of the Governor’s Office on Wednesday, September 1st. status of the homelesstaken into account by the authorities.
AA also extended a microphone to solve their problems. immigrant and the homeless were evacuated from the park, accompanied by the police, to temporary shelters until permanent accommodation was provided.
In the statement made by Utopia 56, it was stated that the door to a solution was opened as a result of the persistent waiting and attempts of those in the field.
“This shouldn’t have happened all along. It’s a small victory.” The aim of this mobilization is to make visible the situation of homeless, women, men and children in the area, and finally to ensure that they can access decent and permanent accommodation.
During this period, the homeless people in the park were given food and supplies at regular intervals through various aid organizations.
At first, around 600 people, including homeless and immigrants from countries such as Afghanistan, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Guinea, Morocco, Russia, Sudan, set up tents in front of the Governorate of Paris and Ile-de-France on Wednesday, 1 September to provide permanent shelter. . On the 4th day of the action, the number of homeless people in the area increased and exceeded 1200.
The 10th action organized by “Collective Requisitions” for the homeless ended today with the intervention of the police.
It is stated that more than 3,600 homeless people have been sheltered thanks to the actions taken by the organization since December 2020.
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