A Report by Markus Reichert
The Roma community makes up a tenth of the population in Usti nad Labem, but they struggle with discrimination and prejudice. DW reporter Markus Reichert travelled to the Czech city.
For Roma in Europe's youngest state, discrimination and a lack of opportunity have created a sense of hopelessness and driven many to look for work abroad. Morgan Meaker reports from the western Balkans.
Czech activists have secured a deal to have a pig farm removed from the site of a Nazi-era concentration camp for Roma. With extremism on the rise, the victory may be only symbolic, reports Tim Gosling in Usti nad Labem.
Europe’s biggest minority is the Roma who face widespread discrimination. Many live in ghetto like settlements which are sometimes threatened with demolition by authorities. Kids often have to go to segregated schools and don't find a job after their education because of their ethnicity. But some Roma are making their way out of poverty and segregation. Lea Albrecht met two of them in Brussels.
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