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23 Oct 2014

The forced eviction of an informal settlement near Bobigny, in the outskirts of Paris, has left more than 60 people, including 15 children and infants, homeless. They are currently sleeping in a gymnasium in the centre of Paris but will have to leave imminently and without any alternative housing solution proposed to date.

21 Oct 2014

More than 200 Roma, including around 50 children, living in an informal settlement near Bobigny in the north eastern suburbs of Paris, are at high risk of being evicted in the next 48 hours despite the High Court in Bobigny declaring in July that there was no urgent need to carry out the eviction.

10 Jul 2014

John Jeanette is 65 years old and says, “I have been transgender all of my life.” Sadly John Jeanette had to hide and suppress this for many years. At around the age of 4 or 5 she was caught dressing up in female clothes and again when she was 25 years old.

9 Jul 2014

The forced eviction of some 40 people – half of them young children, including several babies – from a Roma settlement in a Rome suburb this morning is a blatant violation of international human rights law and standards that has left numerous families homeless, Amnesty International said.

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