France: Told to move on: Forced evictions of Roma in France

Index Number: EUR 21/007/2013

More than a year since the election of a new government, the cycle of repeated forced evictions continue to Roma people in France. The measures the French Government has taken are still insufficient to protect migrant Roma against this practice. Furthermore, evictions are on the increase. The cases documented in this report illustrate the issues raised by forced evictions and the lack of binding legislation and appropriate policies. The French authorities must take immediate measures to put an end to forced evictions.

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