Tag Archives: Darius

12.7.2014, abc News – Comatose Boy, Roma Evictions up Pressure on France

It looked like any shantytown the world over — tarps to keep out the weather, scattered bits of trash that no truck would ever collect, plastic buckets to lug water. Then one of the inhabitants of this Roma camp on the northwest edge of Paris, a teenage boy named Darius, was beaten into a coma, apparently by residents of a ... Read More »

27.6.2014, ERIO – Statement condemning the attack against Roma youngster in France

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) expresses its deep concern over the most recent case of violence  against Roma in France. On 13th  of June in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, a Paris suburb, Darius, a 16-year-old Romanian-  born Roma, was dragged away from the camp where he was living with his family, by local teenagers who accused  him of breaking into an apartment ... Read More »

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 »

21.6.2014, Deutche Welle – Fight against lynch over Roma

In one Paris suburb, one Roma young man is brutally beaten, because residents suspected him that he’s a burglar. Newest act of violence set ablaze again in France debate about relation towards Roma minority. British newspaper Daily Telegraph was first to publish the photo with abused Roma young man: on it is seen 16-year old Darius laying in ambulance car ... Read More »

20.6.2014, The Telegraph – France accused of allowing ‘toxic atmosphere’ after Roma teenager beating

The French government looks set to continue its controversial policies towards the country’s Roma community, despite growing criticism that they have created a “toxic atmosphere” which may have led to the savage lynching of a Roma teenager. “There is a toxic atmosphere in France at the moment, going right up to government level, which allows anti-Roma speech and behaviour. This ... Read More »