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.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.