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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Group of volunteers try to ensure refugees treated fairly” – below is their description.
Volunteers have been on the cliffs of the English coast in an effort to fight the mistreatment of refugees.
The English Channel has once again become a rallying point for the UK government and the far right as refugees cross from France.
The group has even had threats made against it because of its efforts to ensure refugees have safe passage.
Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull joined members on a dawn watch of the dangerous crossing.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.