Transcarpathian Roma came out to protest against the pogrom camp in Lviv

Закарпатские ромы вышли на акцию протеста против погрома лагеря во Львове

In Uzhgorod, the Roma came out to protest against the pogrom camp in Lviv

Participants of picket under walls of the regional administration were holding signs “No to racism” written in different languages.

The walls of the Transcarpathian regional state administration on Monday, June 25, gathered a few dozen people who are outraged by the pogrom in the camp of Roma in Lviv, UKRINFORM reported.

People came with printed slogans “No to racism” in different languages, talked about the equal rights of the Roma and other Nations in Ukraine and urged to condemn manifestations of racism in society.

Appeal from the Roma of Transcarpathia were addressed to the Central authorities in Ukraine and European organizations.

“This is very disturbing, when Ukraine killed a man just because of the fact that he is a ROM”, – said the Deputy of the Uzhgorod city Council from the Roma communities Miroslav gorvat.

According to him, the event brought together men, women and youth from the Roma communities in Transcarpathia.

“The Roma of Transcarpathia are going through very difficult times. We have never felt such horror that we have no one to protect. Yesterday, we were persecuted, beaten, and today, cut and kill,” said the gorvat.

Earlier in the USA and the Council of Europe condemned yet another attack on the Roma camp in Lviv region.

As reported, one person was killed and four were injured as a result of the attack by gunmen on a Roma camp on the outskirts of the city.

 

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