Romani families under threat of the forced evictions
26 July 2007
On July 16 2007, the ERRC sent a letter of concern to Mr Vladimir Volonchunas, Mayor of Yaroslavl, expressing concern about 84 Romani individuals, including 46 minors, who are currently facing forced eviction and homelessness. A copy of the letter was sent to Mr Anatoly Panchenko, head of the Land Resources Department, City Council of Yaroslavl.
In its letters, the ERRC urged Mr Volonchunas to take all measures within the power of their office to find an adequate and long-lasting solution to the impending forced eviction and homelessness of Romani families.
The full text of the letter in a PDF format can be viewed
Persons wishing to express similar concerns are urged to contact the editors of the above publications at the following addresses:
To: Mr Vladimir Volonchunas
Mayor of Yaroslavl
Russia, Yaroslavl, 150000, Andropova 6
Fax: +7 4852 404738
Cc: Mr Anatoly Panchenko
Head of the Land Resources Department,
City council of Yaroslavl
Russia, Yaroslavl, Nahimson str. 8
Fax: +7 4852 328646