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France: Scores of Roma left homeless in forced eviction near Paris

Headline Title:  France: Scores of Roma left homeless in forced eviction near Paris 15 October 2012 Around 150 Roma – including some 60 children – have been left homeless outside Paris after being forcibly evicted and having their homes bulldozed on Monday morning, Amnesty International said. The forced eviction in Noisy-le-Grand, in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis east of the capital, is the latest in a string of similar operations in Roma settlements across France in recent months. “Authorities in Seine-Saint-Denis utterly failed to live up to their human rights obligations when…

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