The fight of a baker for his apprentice threatened with expulsion

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For Stéphane Ravacley and Laya Fodé Traoré, their fight serves as an example through the Patrons solidaires collective so that young migrants in training can no longer be threatened with deportation as soon as they come of age © RFI / Sylvie KOFFI

By: Sylvie Koffi

3 min

Six months ago, last January, artisan baker Stéphane Ravacley went on hunger strike to oppose the expulsion of his apprentice Laye Fodé Traoré.

This fight had aroused strong emotion and a significant citizen mobilization which resonated beyond our borders.

Today for both of them this fight sets an example and continues to help young foreigners once of age to continue their apprenticeship.

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