Kronstadt Hangar in Calais is up and running

Since Saturday 6 February 2010 the Kronstadt Hangar, the newly opened space for migrants and activists in Calais, is up and running. On Saturday afternoon police tried to keep any migrants from attending the space by building lines in the street. However, about 150 migrants ignored the police and broke their lines. They gathered in the space with tea and coffee.

Update: On the afternoon of 7th February police have raided the Kronstadt Hangar. ( London NoBorders press release 7th February, 17.30) . London NoBorders is calling for an emergency demonstration on Tuesday 9th February.

Photos from 6th February

Migrants and supporters arrive at the Kronstadt Hangar after breaking the police lines in the afternoon.

More police arrives in the evening.