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Chechen refugees in France

A young Chechen woman, display out of date prepare food (sandwichs, chicken, Mozzarella cheese and toast bread), collect in a trash bin at the back of a supermarket in Paris. She feed here ill husband and here 2 young boy with. The French government do not help the refugees with food. 90% of the refugee depend on the Soupe populaire evening soup give by the city administration or by humanitarian association..In 2002, during a funeral, the husband was arrested for possessing a gun on him. 3000.-$ was the cost for liberate him of 8 days and night of torture. 8 month later, army men with hid face break the door and everything in the apartment, beat the wife and the 2 young boys and kidnap the husband. 6 days of torture later, the solders contact the Imam of the neighbourhood, asking 6000.-$ for release the husband. The wife collect the money trough the family and friends and pay the ransom..The 1 November 2004 after several more aggression, they escape to neighbouring Dagestan, where they pay 6500.-$ to human traffickers, for be smuggle to Brest in Byelorussia on the border to Poland. Passing into Poland, they have to registered (finger print) in the centre of Debak, before to be smuggle again to Paris the 16 November..During this journey from Chechnya to Poland, the pregnant wife lost her baby..They live in the East suburb of Paris, in a hotel provide by the CAFDA organisation..Having fail the first request of asylum, they are waiting the second request by the CRR French administration..Ill, with no money left, they live in a permanent fear to be expel back to Russia.
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The Unfinished War - Chechen refugees in Europe/France
A young Chechen woman, display out of date prepare food (sandwichs, chicken, Mozzarella cheese and toast bread), collect in a trash bin at the back of a supermarket in Paris. She feed here ill husband and here 2 young boy with. The French government do not help the refugees with food. 90% of the refugee depend on the Soupe populaire evening soup give by the city administration or by humanitarian association..In 2002, during a funeral, the husband was arrested for possessing a gun on him....
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From gallery: Chechen refugees in France
Source: YumeVision Reporters
Date: 25 Nov 2005
Location: Paris Ile de France France
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Restrictions: -For security reasons, the faces of adult asylum seekers have not been photographed..-For security reasons, the names of adult asylum seekers have been changed. .-Under UNHCR regulation and National law, personal data of refugees are an object of particular protection..Please have safety of those people in mind. Thank you.
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