Coastei Street evicted Roma – 4 years fighting for justice, but not giving up
Today marks the anniversary of the eviction of over 300 Roma from Coastei street, in the heart of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Here are the voices of some of those who were evicted and those who are organising the fight for justice. To commemorate the eviction, a play was also staged, showing many of the issues which Roma face when trying to access housing in Romania.
The Romani families who were evicted in December 2010 have suffered many difficult times because of the eviction and subsequent isolation. However, their spirits remain unbroken, and they refuse to give up their fight for justice. The European Roma Rights Centre has supported this fight - we are proud to stand with the Coastei street community, and we are struck by the resilience and determination they have shown. Today on this anniversary, as the families again face into winter and also the holiday season, living in the isolated and harsh conditions, the ERRC calls on authorities to move the Pata Rat Roma back to the city.
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Today marks the anniversary of the eviction of over 300 Roma from Coastei street, in the heart of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This video shows an event this week w...