Calais

6.21.17

Inside the Notorious Camp Where Refugees Sewed Their Lips Shut

Read an excerpt from 'Threads,' a heartbreaking graphic memoir that takes an intimate look at the refugee crisis.

2.6.17

Richard Mosse Trains His Lens on the Refugee Crisis Using Weapons-Grade Cameras

Mosse's images show heat, as opposed to light.

11.5.16

What's Happened to the Refugees Who Were in the Calais Jungle?

We spoke to the charities helping to re-settle refugees forced from the camp.

11.4.16

Reflections on Manus Island From the Calais Jungle Camp

Inside the migrant camp that, until the French government demolished it, was home to more than 6,400 refugees.

10.26.16

Why the Press Wants to Stop Celebrities Like Me from Talking About the Migrant Crisis

Lily Allen writes about her trip to Calais, which led to her being branded an "indulged idiot" on the front pages of the tabloids.

9.9.16

The 'Great Wall of Calais' Is a Useless, Expensive Pat on the Back for Little Englanders

The wall isn't just a mean-spirited, divisive, ugly idea, it's the stupidest idea imaginable – a solution that won't work for a problem that doesn't really exist.

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6.29.16

Meet the 'Slumscape' Painter Who Inspired Banksy's Dystopian Theme Park

The American artist Jeff Gillette has a new show in London juxtaposing Disney icons with real-world slums.

1.26.16

New Banksy Mural Lampoons 'Les Miserables' for Refugees

The street art activist references the iconic play in criticism of French authorities teargassing and bulldozing refugee camps in Calais.

1.19.16

Petrol Girls Singer Ren Aldridge Reflects on Visiting Displaced Residents in the Calais “Jungle"

The singer of the UK punk band has volunteered at the camps for people fleeing their homes in Afghanistan, Sudan, and Syria, and describes the hostility and violence she's seen there.

12.22.15

A Syrian Refugee Who Made it to the UK Across Europe Remembers His 2015

Kurdo started his 2015 helping out in refugee camps in Syria. By the end of the year he'd made the perilous journey across Europe and applied for asylum in the UK.

12.11.15

New Banksy Mural Features Steve Jobs as a Syrian Refugee

Banksy unveils new pieces inside the Calais "Jungle" refugee camp.

10.6.15

Making Friends with Desperate Eritreans in Calais's 'Jungle' Refugee Camp

Not everyone there is fleeing war in Syria.

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