August 2, 2020

EU chief marks Roma Holocaust Memorial Day with call for solidarity

Brussels (AFP) – European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen marked Roma Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday with an appeal to EU member states to protect today’s minorities from discrimination and racism.And she paid tribute to Raymond Gureme, a French Roma survivor of the internment camps, who died in May, aged 94.”We consider it a moral duty to acknowledge and remember all those who suffered under the Nazi regime: among those people were the Roma,” Von der Leyen said in a joint statement with Commission Vice President Vera Jourova and Equality Commissioner Helena Dalli. In addition to more than …


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