But camp evictions have continued and even increased under the Socialist government. The Roma question, which is rarely off the political agenda in France flared up again this week, thanks in the main to some inflammatory words by the country’s Interior Minister Manuel Valls.
Valls insisted on Wednesday that he stood by a controversial call for tens of thousands of ethnic Roma to be kicked out of France.
(Proving that nations need national autonomy. Kill the EU)
Six people, including four policemen, have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir when suspected militants in army uniforms attacked a police post.
In the first attack, a roadside bomb exploded at an outdoor market, killing seven people and wounding 15 others in southern Baghdad’s Dora district.
The second blast took place in northern Baghdad’s Saba al-Boor-area, when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in an outdoor market.
5. Telegraph Oped: After Kenya, no more turning the other cheek to those who hate us
6. More on the Roma. Dutch underestimate the threat
The biggest danger, Siegel said, came from pickpockets, car and shop thieves, skimmers, racketeers, burglars and beggars. They know well ahead of time what and how much they want, down to brands and types. The money obtained mostly goes to their home country where it is invested in property and cars.
Thank you Fjordman, Wrath of Khan