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Election Brings No Hope to Macedonia's Roma-run 'Ghetto,' say Voters

As Sunday's election in Macedonia draws close, Amet Yashar jokes that politicians' newfound concern for his home, one of Europe's largest Roma communities, might not be wholly sincere. Suto Orizari district, a ramshackle settlement of more than 20,000 people, in the capital Skopje is among a handful of Roma-majority municipalities in the world and one of the few places where Romanes is an official language. But Yashar said the community, known as Shutka locally, remains...

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