Roma camp evicted in Essonne, 05/04/12

A Roma camp in Massy, in the department of Essonne south of Paris, was evicted by police at 6am yesterday ( Thursday 5th April), Liberation reports.

A number of the inhabitants had already left in the previous week, following a fire on 26th March which partially destroyed the camp. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

According to ASEFRR (Association de Solidarité en Essonne aux Familles Roms et Roumaines), 147 adults and 53 children lived on the site.

 

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