France is to scrap payments that aimed to encourage Roma to return to their countries of origin but did nothing to prevent them coming back to France.
The human rights organisation says France’s Socialist-led government is in violation of international law because it has continued the previous Sarkozy government’s policy of forcible ...
Angry people living near a Rom encampment in northern Marseille, forced the families living there to flee on Thursday night, before setting fire to what remained of their camp.
French police on Tuesday raided three Roma camps on the outskirts of Paris and detained 10 people for forcing children into pickpocketing on the metro.
The French Interior Minister, Manuel Valls, says his government will reassess the financial aid given to Roma people to help them return to their homeland.
Two French ministers are meeting the Romanian government to discuss ways to improve the living conditions of the Roma people in Romania.
The vice-president of the European Commission has called for better education of Roma children to prevent future generations from living in illegal camps.
French President François Hollande is this week’s big story as the magazines analyse the worries of his government.
Drug wars in Marseille, law and order, the Roma controversy in France and the European economic crisis all find their way onto the front pages today.
UN special rapporteurs have accused France’s Socialist government of fuelling racism against Roma with its recent clearances of travellers’ camps.