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Romania: Scores of Roma face imminent forced eviction

Headline Title:  Romania: Scores of Roma face imminent forced eviction 06 September 2012 More than 100 Romani adults and children will be forcibly evicted from an informal settlement in northern Romania unless local authorities back down on a pledge to demolish their homes, Amnesty International said today. Local officials in the northern town of Baia Mare have given 26 Romani families living in the Pirita settlement until the morning of Friday, 7 September to dismantle their homes. If they fail to comply, the authorities have said they will move in and demolish the housing, leaving…

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