Census of Forced Evictions of Roma in France - 3rd quarter of 2015

15 October 2015

During the 3rd quarter of 2015, 4.767 people were forcibly evicted by the authorities of 42 living area. 100 had to leave the living area due to a fire. These figures represent almost a double of forced evictees from the previous quarter and reached almost one third of those living in a slum surveyed by the authorities.

Information for the census of forced evictions in living areas occupied by Roma (or persons identifying themselves as such) in France was gathered by the Human Rights League (LDH) and the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and is available here.

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