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Roma discrimination one of Romania’s major challenges: US ambassador – TANDEM POST

“Discrimination against the Roma is one of the biggest challenges facing Romania, the outgoing US ambassador has told AFP, comparing their plight to that of blacks in the American deep south of his childhood.

The situation of the Roma in Romania “is very discouraging for me to watch, especially since I grew up in the deep south in the United States and I saw exactly the same things done to African-Americans,” Mark Gitenstein said just before ending his tenure this week.”

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