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Ukraine: A Roma Camp Burned Down in Kyiv

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Citizen Media, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, Human Rights, Law, War & Conflict

On its Facebook page, the Human Rights Information Center posted a photo report [1] [uk] on the demolition of a Roma camp in Kyiv, which was home to some 70 people, most of them children, until May 31, when 15 men showed up and burned the camp down, ordering the residents to “disappear from Kyiv.” According to the report, several attackers were identified by the camp residents as local law enforcement officials.