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France: New Roma forced evictions ‘shameful’

Headline Title:  France: New Roma forced evictions ‘shameful’ 03 April 2013 Over 200 people, mostly Romanian Roma, were forcibly evicted this morning from an informal settlement in greater Paris in a move Amnesty International has labelled shameful and callous.  Police evicted around 230 people at 7:00 am from their huts and caravans in Ris-Orangis on the outskirts of Paris, citing public health and safety concerns. It is the latest in a resumed wave of forced evictions of Roma across France over the past few weeks.“Evicting hundreds of people without offering any adequate alternative…

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