Tag Archives: attack on Roma

24.6.2014, The Telegraph – Roma boy attacked in Paris ‘had wife and two children’

The teenage Roma boy beaten to a pulp by a lynch mob and left for dead in a supermarket trolley in the Paris suburbs has a wife and two children in his native Romania, it has been reported. A woman claiming to be his wife, Pamela, said the attack was motivated by “hatred” towards gipsies and that she has had ... Read More »

18.6.2014, The Telegraph – Roma boy attacked in Paris: the picture that will shock France

This is a picture that will shock Frnace. Beaten to death, dumped in a supermarket trolley and left for dead on the side of the road. A mob of about 20 balaclava–wearing vigilantes snatched the teenager from his family after he was accused of burgling a nearby flat. He was yesterday still in a coma fighting for his life in ... Read More »

18.6.2014, ERRC – ERRC Urges French Authorities to Fully Investigate Lynching of Romani Minor

The European Roma Rights Centre expresses its deep concern regarding the brutal lynching of a 16-year-old Romani boy in France. The ERRC urges French authorities to investigate the attack, in particular any possible racial motivation, and to bring the perpetrators to justice. French President Francois Hollande condemned the attack as “unspeakable and unjustifiable” and wants “everything to be done” to ... Read More »

17.6.2014, BBC – France’s Hollande condemns attack on Roma teenager

French President Francois Hollande has condemned a lynch mob attack which left a Roma (Gypsy) teenager badly injured on a Paris housing estate. A mob took the 16-year-old from a Roma camp in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine on Friday after he was accused by locals of burglary, a police source said. The 200 or so people in the camp fled the area the ... Read More »

21.1.2014. – romea.cz: Czech suspect says Romani victim must have stabbed himself to death

The Regional Court in Ústí nad Labem began hearing testimony on 20 January 2014 in the case of Stanislav Sýkora, who faces charges of racially motivated grievous bodily harm. Sýkora has testified that he is not guilty and that he believes the Romani victim caused his own injuries, of which he later died. The incident occured on 24 May 2013 ... Read More »

18.1.2014. – lobi-info.rs: Molotov cocktail thrown on Roma house in Borca

“Molotov cocktail” was thrown on house of Roma family in Borca, but no-one was injured, announced yesterday Regional minorities’ center with headquarters in Belgrade. Marko Vasiljevic from that NGO said for Beta agency that assault on Asanovic family in Borca happened in the night between 13rd and 14th January and that police was informed about it, who performed investigation. Regional ... Read More »