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Mr M. was arrested in Calais on 31 January. An Obligation to Leave the French Territory was issued against him with Sudan as country of destination. He was transferred to the detention center in Mesnil Amelot, near Roissy – Charles de Gaulle airport, where he is currently locked up.

Although he has not yet been presented to the Sudanese consular authorities for identification and to issue the necessary pass for his deportation, a flight was scheduled for his deportation on Thursday Aircraft of Qatar Airways, which generally participates in expulsions to Sudan. March 16 is his penultimate day of detention, the maximum duration of which is 45 days, and he should otherwise be released the next day.

What you can do:

Call on the Minister of the Interior to call for an end to the expulsion:


Write a message or telephone the prefect of Pas-de-Calais, Fabien Sudry, who decided the deportation, to ask him to cancel it:

Contact form: http://pas-de-calais.gouv.fr/Contactez-nous


E-mail: fabien.sudry@pas-de-calais.pref.gouv.fr

The company Qatar Airways, from which are reserved the flights for the deportation. You can call its Paris office or go there to explain your point of view on their participation in these expulsions.


Qatar Airways, Paris Agency, 19 rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris, France, 01 43 12 84 40

You can also contact them on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qatarairways

To argue, you can build on the findings of Amnesty International (both in French, but several articles and researches about Sudan can be found on the English website as well):