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Justice for the Roma from Coastei Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania: local authorities must act now!

On 17 December 2010, approximately 350 people (76 families), the vast majority Roma, were forcibly evicted by local authorities from Coastei Street, in the centre of the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in violation of Romania’s international human rights obligations. New Pata Rat area in Cluj-Napoca –Romania  © Joshua Tree Photography

Victoire judiciaire en Roumanie : une expulsion forcée de Roms à Cluj-Napoca déclarée illégale

Le Centre européen des droits des Roms (CEDR) et Amnesty International saluent la décision du tribunal de Cluj-Napoca, qui a estimé que l’initiative prise par le maire d’expulser de force quelque 300 Roms en décembre 2010 pour les réinstaller sur un site voisin d’une décharge était illégale.   Le Centre européen des droits des Roms (CEDR) et Amnesty International saluent la décision du tribunal de Cluj-Napoca, qui a estimé que l’initiative prise par le maire d’expulser de force quelque 3

Victoria judicial en Rumanía: Declarado ilegal el desalojo forzoso de romaníes en Cluj-Napoca

El Centro Europeo de Derechos de los Romaníes y Amnistía Internacional se congratulan por la decisión del Tribunal del Condado de Cluj-Napoca de declarar ilegal la decisión del alcalde de desalojar forzosamente a alrededor de 300 romaníes en diciembre de 2010 y trasladarlos a un emplazamiento situado junto a un vertedero. El Centro Europeo de Derechos de los Romaníes (ERRC) y Amnistía Internacional se congratulan por la decisión del Tribunal del Condado de Cluj-Napoca de declarar ilegal la decisión del alcalde de de

Romanian court victory: Forced eviction of Roma in Cluj-Napoca illegal

The European Roma Rights Centre and Amnesty International welcome the decision of the Cluj-Napoca County Court that the Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict around 300 Roma in December 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Amnesty International welcome the decision of the Cluj-Napoca County Court (Tribunal) that the Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict around 300 Roma in Decem

Quinze familles roms se retrouvent à la rue et plusieurs autres risquent de subir le même sort

Les autorités roumaines doivent cesser immédiatement toutes les expulsions forcées et fournir une solution de remplacement aux familles roms qui viennent d’être évincées de chez elles, a déclaré Amnesty International après que 15 familles (au moins 60 personnes) se sont retrouvées à la rue à Baia Mare le lundi 5 août 2013. Les autorités roumaines doivent cesser immédiatement toutes les expulsions forcées et fournir une solution de remplacement aux familles roms qui viennent d’être évincées de chez elles, a déclaré Am

Romanian authorities leave 15 Roma families homeless and many more at risk

The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing, Amnesty International said after 15 families (at least 60 people) were left homeless in the city of Baia Mare yesterday. The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing, Amnesty International sai

Romanian authorities leave 15 Roma families homeless and many more at risk - 6 August 2013

Headline Title:  Romanian authorities leave 15 Roma families homeless and many more at risk The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing, Amnesty International sai The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing. Media Node:  Romania Story Location:  Romania 44° 30' 40.0752" N, 27° 9' 29.5308" E “The situation of those who were forced out of their homes is desperate with many, including babies and young children, now sleeping rough. Many have described how police came in with bulldozers to demolish their homes. The authorities are still doing nothing to help them.” Source:  Jezerca Tigani, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Romania: Stop new forced eviction of Roma in Baia Mare Description:  Urgent Action, 6 August 2013 URL:  Romania: Pushed to the margins: Five stories of Roma forced evictions in Romania Description:  Report, 18 June 2013 URL:  Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions Description:  News Story, 18 June 2013 URL:  Romania: Pushed to the margins: Recommendations to the Romanian Government Description:  Report, 18 June 2013

Roumanie. Les expulsions forcées ont provoqué le déracinement de milliers de personnes

Les autorités roumaines ont trahi des milliers de citoyens de leur pays en manquant à leurs promesses et en bafouant complètement le droit de ces personnes à un logement convenable, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport portant sur les expulsions forcées, rendu public mardi 18 juin. Les autorités roumaines ont trahi des milliers de citoyens de leur pays en manquant à leurs promesses et en bafouant complètement le droit de ces personnes à un logement convenable, écrit Amnesty I

Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions - 18 June 2013

Headline Title:  Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing, Amnesty International said in a new report published toda The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing, Amnesty International said in a new report published today on forced evictions in the country. Media Node:  Pushed to the margins VIDEO: Roma evicted and pushed to the margins in Romania Twitter Tag:  RomaRights Story Location:  Romania 44° 42' 4.7844" N, 26° 23' 20.976" E “What we see in 21st century Romania is the deliberate expulsion from the society of vulnerable people who live below or on the poverty line and suffer from inadequate housing conditions. The current housing legislation in Romania falls far short of the international standards adopted by the Romanian government. In particular, it fails to ensure the right to adequate housing for all its citizens and to prohibit forced evictions” Source:  Barbora Černušáková, Amnesty International’s expert on Romania Date:  Tue, 18/06/2013 URL:  End forced evictions in Romania Description:  Take action!

Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions

The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing, Amnesty International said in a new report published toda

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