Pop-up tents

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The Uni­ver­sity of Reims Cham­pagne-Ar­denne sus­pended lessons at one of its cam­puses after about 40 refugees and asy­lum seek­ers pitched tents on its premises. Guil­laume Gellé, the in­sti­tu­tion’s pres­i­dent, said that ac­cess would re­main re­stricted un­til “con­di­tions of se­cu­rity have been re-es­tab­lished”, The Lo­cal re­ported. “I de­mand se­cu­rity for all con­cerned…You can see in this camp there are chil­dren and mi­nors,” he added. “We call on the lo­cal au­thor­i­ties, the mayor of Reims and the district to ur­gently house these fam­i­lies,” said Unef, France’s main stu­dents’ union.

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