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Chechen refugees in France

A Chechen Boy with is two sister, in a hotel room provide by the CAFDA in the centre of Paris. The father and the mother do not want be on the picture, they are afraid to be recognise and to be wanted, again..A afternoon, army men of Kadirov and the FSB force, break the entry door of there house, beat the grandfather and throw the father (the refugee) by the window. He wakeup in the hospital, with several injury. .In the meantime, 20 young men of is village get kidnap by the Kadirov army and Russian force and never come back..Getting out of the hospital, he hide himself in family or friends house, but he get arrest several time. His Mother, paid over 10 000.-Us dollar to corrupt government agents and to the Russian officer, over 4 years to liberate him 6 times. During this 4 years, the grandfather die of hopelessness and two of his brothers get murder. .He say: I am Muslim, I am a Moslem. The Russian army, the FSB, the Kadirov men, threat him permanently if he do not give names to them. And the Chechen independentis ask him to work with them. He refuse to both, he is Moslem..They left Chechnya in October 2004 to Brest in Byelorussia via Moscow. Arriving in Poland, the administration in Debak refugee centre, take there document and there finger print. They stay 3 week in Poland before to find a other smuggler who bring them by minivan to the border of Germany, were they wait the night, for cross a forest, a river and again a forest, to find a other minivan who bring them to Berlin and after to Hamburg.  The journey Warsaw to Hamburg, cost them 2500.-Euro..From Hamburg to Paris, they simply take a Eurolines bus (no more frontier, no more control), for 300.-Euro .They live since a year in a one room hotel, with no financial help by the French government, but have the Sécurité Social social security for medical assistance..The French government do not help refugees with food. 90% of the refugee depend on the Soupe populaire evening soup, give by the city adminis
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The Unfinished War - Chechen refugees in Europe/France
A Chechen Boy with is two sister, in a hotel room provide by the CAFDA in the centre of Paris. The father and the mother do not want be on the picture, they are afraid to be recognise and to be wanted, again..A afternoon, army men of Kadirov and the FSB force, break the entry door of there house, beat the grandfather and throw the father (the refugee) by the window. He wakeup in the hospital, with several injury. .In the meantime, 20 young men of is village get kidnap by the Kadirov army and...
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From gallery: Chechen refugees in France
Source: YumeVision Reporters
Date: 1 Dec 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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