Sixty families, mostly from the Ivory Coast, have been living illegally for four years in a rundown building near the Stade de France in Saint Denis, north of Paris. Its sanitary and structural conditions make it dangerous in may ways. Many inhabitants have a regular job and the children go to school.They have multiplied contacts with city and regional authorities to ask for decent housing but were confronted to the administration's carelessness. Recently the owner announced the building's scheduled demolition for September 19, 2005. (image by William ALIX)
Sixty families, mostly from the Ivory Coast, have been living illegally for four years in a rundown building near the Stade de France in Saint Denis, north of Paris. Its sanitary and structural conditions make it dangerous in may ways. Many inhabitants have a regular job and the children go to school.They have multiplied contacts with city and regional authorities to ask for decent housing but were confronted to the administration's carelessness. Recently the owner announced the building's scheduled demolition for September 19, 2005.
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