Thousands of Roma made homeless in Romania

Roma people evicted from homes as government plans to hand back properties previously seized under communist regime.

    Up to 50,000 people have been made homeless in Romania over the recent years.

    The government has been handing back properties previously seized under the communist regime.

    Often it is the minority Roma people who are evicted.

    Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Bucharest.

    Photos appearing in this video provided by Michele Lancione.


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