Roma community evicted from French city

Residents in Marseille force ethnic Roma immigrants out before setting their possessions on fire.

    A group of ethnic Roma immigrants have been evicted from a makeshift camp in southern France.

    Angry residents in the 15th district of Marseille forced them out before setting their possessions on fire.

    Roma community, who hail from eastern Europe, face hostility from local population, and recently the French government forcibly deported many of them back to Romania and Bulgaria.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Marseille.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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