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Pariskevi Kokoni: Torn apart by hate

Headline Title:  Pariskevi Kokoni: Torn apart by hate 07 December 2014 Etoliko is a quiet town in western Greece. Its centre lies on an island, linked to the mainland by a slender bridge that takes you to the town’s oldest Romani neighbourhood.Roma have lived there for generations, side by side with other inhabitants. They went to school with them, worked with them, were friends with them. Now many Roma dare not cross the bridge to the town centre, for fear of being beaten up by them.Some say it began with a broken economy. As Greece’s financial misfortunes plunged in 2010, fear and…

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