Letter to President Barroso on Amnesty International report on racist violence against Roma

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José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission

08/04/2014 – The briefing reveals that discrimination, including hate motivated violence against Roma people and communities by the police, private individuals, and groups are widespread throughout the European Union (EU). It looks at emblematic cases in three countries – the Czech Republic, France and Greece – and highlights that the response of the authorities to date has been inadequate.