Roma evictions: Europe's silent scandal
OpenDemocracy, 29 June 2016
Few people are more caricatured and stigmatised in media and political discourse by stereotypes, sensationalism and myths than Roma, by far the largest minority in Europe. Many Europeans believe that Roma choose to live in shanty camps in abject conditions, and that it is their culture to rear their children in the mud, pull them out of school and force them to beg. The reality is different.