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2014, attacks, incitement, intimidation, Italy, Naples, police, violence

ERRC and Its Partner Asked Protection for Roma in Naples – ERRC.org

“Budapest, Naples, 14 March 2014: The European Roma Rights Centre and its partner Chi Rom e…Chi No today sent a letter of concern  to the Italian authorities to ask for protection for Roma in Naples who were victims of physical attacks on 11 and 12 March 2014.

According to media reports and witnesses, an informal Romani settlement at via Santa Maria del Riposo was attacked and raided by a mob following the accusation of a teenage girl that she was sexually harassed by “two nomads”. During the attack, at least one person was injured and the property of Romani residents was destroyed.”

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via ERRC and Its Partner Asked Protection for Roma in Naples – ERRC.org.

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