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29 Oct 2012
‘UPI.com’ reports that French police say they cracked a child trafficking ring that took children from Kosovo and Macedonia to sell in Belgium and Germany. The ring is believed to have obtained children for 1,000-1,500 euros , and sold...
25 Oct 2012
‘PressTV’ reports that NGOs are launching a wide awareness campaign as child trafficking is a rising concern in Europe. Various estimates show 15000 children and adults are trafficked in and out of France every year. A vast majority do...
31 Aug 2012
‘France 24’ reports that France’s Socialist government announced new measures to help the Roma community, notably by expanding their access to legal employment. The announcement affects some 15,000 to 20,000 Roma living in France. Under...
29 Aug 2012
‘CNN’ reports that citing *“unsanitary and insecure living conditions“_, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls ordered police early Monday to *dismantle a Roma camp set up along suburban railway tracks in Evry, south of...
13 Aug 2012
‘France 24’ reports that police has arrested a man suspected of a series of sexual assaults at campsites in Southeast France. The victims were between seven and 12-years old. Campsites across the region have confirmed they are stepping...
21 Mar 2012
The European Roma Rights Centre is writing to express concern about multiple forced evictions and attacks of Roma taking place in Vaulx-en-Velin, Lyon. A total of 130 Romani individuals, including 35 children, are currently living in inadequate...
20 Mar 2012
‘Reuters’ reports that a gunman shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse, days after killing three soldiers nearby, prompting French President Nicolas Sarkozy to put the region on its highest terrorism alert....
12 Jan 2012
‘China Daily’ reports that French Interior Minister Claude Gueant unveiled a government plan aimed at sending home 35,000 illegal migrants this year. According to figures, 11.5 million immigrants, or children of immigrants live in...
09 Jan 2012
‘International Business Times’ reports that French police and Romanian police are working together to crack down on criminal activity in Paris and elsewhere committed by gangs of Roma who primarily came from Romania and Bulgaria.The...
09 Jan 2012
‘The Wall Street Journal’ reports that the mayor of Paris wants to create a campsite for ‘gens de voyage’ or travelers, as required by EU law- in the 16th district, which is one of the luxurious districts of the city....

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