Hundreds of migrants set up camp in Brussels park

Hundreds of migrants have set up a makeshift camp in the heart of Belgium’s capital, sparking concerns that a new so-called Calais ‘Jungle’ might take root.

Maximilien Park, close to Brussels’ Gare du Nord railway station, and just some 15y from the European Commission building, has become a temporary home for hundreds of migrants. There are some 400-500 migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, the Medicines du Monde (Doctors of the World) group says, adding there used to be just a handful of people, with the number swelling significantly in recent weeks. “It’s the migrants on their way to Great Britain,” Theo Francken told RTBF.. “in this case they do not seek asylum, because they do not want to stay in Belgium”

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Message from Britain: “we don’t want you, f**k off.” They should be rounded up and shipped back. Turning Europe into a giant slum.


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