Undocumented migrants occupy Paris Pantheon for right to remain

The Pantheon in Paris houses the tombs of some of France’s greatest citizens. The migrants occupied the building to call for the right to stay, and for a meeting with the prime minister. Police escorted the protesters out of the ancient building in central Paris on Friday afternoon after hundreds of people without official documents, mainly from West Africa, made their case to stay in France, and to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. “We will remain here until the last one of us has been given documents,” the text on a leaflet being handed out at the demonstration declared while young men chanted “black vests” in reference to the recent “yellow vest” protests against high…