Italy: The wrong answer: Italy’s ‘Nomad Plan’ violates the housing rights of Roma in Rome

The “Nomad Plan” is the first scheme to have been developed using special powers provided by a Presidential decree which declared a “Nomad Emergency” in May 2008. It paves the way for the forced eviction of thousands of Roma and the resettlement of most, but not all of them, in new or expanded camps on the outskirts of Rome. There has been no genuine consultation with the Roma affected by the plan. This document contains stories about three families with one aspiration: to live with dignity.

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