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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Do you really know the price of milk?

    Do you really know the price of milk?

    Answer as many correct questions as you can and see where your country ranks in the global cost of living.

    The Coming War on China

    The Coming War on China

    Journalist John Pilger on how the world's greatest military power, the US, may well be on the road to war with China.