Irish travellers facing discrimination

Marginalised group say maintaining their way of life is becoming harder each day.

    Irish travellers, a nomadic people with their own language and traditions, say that maintaining their way of life is becoming increasingly hard.

    Many say they suffer discrimination, resulting in poverty and short life expectancy.

    Up to 10 million people make up the traveller and Roma communities in Europe.

    As part of Al Jazeera's series on these marginalised groups, Tania Page reports from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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