British-chartered plane takes Afghan migrants home

Some progress being made, at least…

GUARDIAN, 21Oct09: Flight takes off from Paris as joint immigration crackdown prompts anger in France.

A British-chartered plane took off from Paris today, returning Afghan migrants to their home country in a joint immigration crackdown which has prompted criticism in France.

The plane took off from Charles de Gaulle airport carrying three Afghan men “back to their country of origin”, France’s immigration minister, Eric Besson, told Europe 1 radio, according to Reuters. Britain had chartered the plane, he added.

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