"They send us back like dogs"

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good decision

At last ! It is a good decision to return them. They are not German citizens.

zzz more than 4 years ago

Life of Gypsydom.

Yes, many refugees and Roma live in dire situations across the globe.

The focus on this article are Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians who were born in Germany, or spent decades of their lives there, then were forced to "return" to Kosovo and live in a filthy ghetto. They speak German as a first language, they lived in Western German style homes and abided by German law. Now, in Füshe Kosovë, Janjevo and other ghettos, they have to live as Gypsies with no access to resettlement allowances, no opportunities to work or attend school.

This differs from Albanian Kosovans, the majority of whom were evacuated during the war, who generally returned within a year of the hostilities ending and rebuilt their lives as Kosovan Albanians. A tragedy, but different circumstances.

"But no worse really than the conditions for many refugees and Roma I've seen in Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Bulgaria..." I don't know what point this is trying to make.

Alexia more than 4 years ago

Not just Roma

Many ethnic Albanians (and probably Serbs) were also returned from germany after the hostilities ended. At the Pristina market I've met several guys speaking excellent German who were forced to go home, now working as egg salesmen etc. The truth is, war's over, Kosovo is safe. But the economy sucks and the Roma who remain there (many went to Serbia during the Balkan wars) live in dire conditions. I've been to Fushe Kosova, it's nasty. But no worse really than the conditions for many refugees and Roma I've seen in Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Bulgaria...

Jeff more than 4 years ago

Germany

Shame, shame, SHAME ON GERMANY.

lynneb more than 4 years ago

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