Lies in the media about No Borders – a Calais Migrant Solidarity response
Over the past week, the French government has sought desperately to divert attention away from its brutal actions in Calais by resurrecting the perennial propaganda campaign against “dangerous” No Borders activists.
Yet again, various officials – from the Interior Minister Cazeneuve himself, to Buccio the Prefect and Bouchart the Mayor – have come out in a chorus of lies about “No Borders”, lazily parroted once more by the mainstream media. Claims vary from the idea that No Borders are responsible for any acts of violence, to the notion that they don’t actually care about the migrants in Calais, or that they’re actively burning down shacks in the jungle. This tactic is now as predictable as it is crude; whenever migrants dare…
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