Authorities defy European Court’s ruling and render dozens of Roma homeless: Italy

Responding to today’s forced eviction by Italian authorities of dozens of Romani families from Camping River camp in Rome, in defiance of a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Catrinel Motoc, Amnesty International’s Senior Campaigner on Europe said: “By forcibly evicting this camp in defiance of the European Court, Italy is not only demolishing people’s homes and destroying their lives but also trampling its international and regional human rights obligations. “Rendering dozens of Romani families homeless, including infant children, is a cruel and callous act directed against a minority who have been at the brunt of discriminatory housing policies for decades.

 

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