ERRC urges Romanian government to condemn anti-Roma remarks of public officials
26 April 2010
Budapest: Yesterday, the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) sent a letter to the Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc and President Traian Băsescu expressing serious concern about the recent anti-Romani speech by senior government officials in Romania, namely Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Baconschi. In its letter, the ERRC urged the government to promptly condemn the anti-Roma remarks and issue a formal apology. Furthermore, the letter echoed the demand of Romanian Roma rights groups in calling for the resignation or dismissal of Foreign Minister Baconschi.
The full text of the ERRC’s letter is available HERE.
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