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. Most inhabitants are legal aliens, 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.The building was finally destroyed and its squatters sent to various temporary social housing. (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. Most inhabitants are legal aliens, 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.The building was finally destroyed and its squatters sent to various temporary social housing.
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