The local Court of Appeals has quashed a court order that had suspended him. Paris has sent two thousand policemen and soldiers in anticipation of riots. This site is inhabited by about a hundred immigrant families, the majority from neighboring Comoros.
Free way to continue the controversial eviction and destruction of a shanty town on the island of Mayotte, a French overseas territory, off the eastern coast of Africa. The local appeals court has overturned a court decision that had suspended the operation at this site in Koungou commune. About a hundred families live in it.
PArís has sent some two thousand soldiers and policemen in anticipation of possible disturbances.
Called Wuambushu, “Recovery” in the local language, the operation seeks to expel the immigrants in an irregular situationthe majority coming from the neighboring archipelago of the Comoros, as well as ending the violent gangs.
It has been denounced as ua brutal action against the most vulnerable by various associations. But defended by the authorities and many inhabitants of the island, which constitutes the poorest department in France. Although it doubles the average income of the Comoros, about a hundred kilometers away, independent from France in 1975.