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Rights groups demand effective investigations of crimes against Roma

 IPS 25 June 2019

Rights groups have called on governments in Central and Eastern Europe to publicly condemn violence against Roma, as a family was gunned down in Slovakia in the latest example of what monitors say is a rising tide of violence against Europe’s largest ethnic minority. (947 Words) - By Pavol Stracancsky

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3. A man sits outside a caravan in an illegal camp of Roma in Saint Andre lez Lille in northern France. Rights groups have called on governments in Central and Eastern Europe to publicly condemn violence against Roma.Photo: REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

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Roma children enjoy warm weather in front of their camp in the outskirts of Podgorica.Photo: REUTERS/Ivan Milutinovic

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A Bulgarian Roma woman (R) breastfeeds her child in a makeshift camp in front of apartment building "Block 20" in a suburb of the town of Yambol, some 300 km (186 miles) southeast of the capital Sofia.Photo: REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov


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