A camp of Romanian Roma from entering the city was evacuated Tuesday morning Sarcelles the police, about 50 people left the place, and 35 accepted to be repatriated on humanitarian grounds, the daily Le Parisien in the electronic edition.
This is the third evacuation of Roma camps in Sarcelles in recent months. The 35 Roma who agreed to be repatriated were escorted by representatives of the prefecture in a plane that was sent to Romania. "We always ensure that this happens and human dignity", assured the deputy village, Francois Pupponi, of the Socialist Party. "I repeated several months that we can not accept that whole families live in conditions so poor," he added. In the last few months, Romanian Roma occupied housing throughout the city have multiplied. Were previously released two other camps, a school behind Emile Zola, and the other near a lake. Thus, the left one Sarcelles Roma camp at Mont-de-Gif. Owner of land, community Val de France, triggered an action for the removal of "security reasons". The site of the expulsion on Tuesday, Roma have been installed inside a barracks shop blinds, is sheltered, with dozens in this site in winter. They built this veritable "cottage" of the board, they have heated with wood. The lack of housing, they have illegally occupied the property. Located near a large shopping center subprefecturii, land occupied by Roma is part of a vast redevelopment project entry in the city. A group of Roma rights in Sarcelles was supportive especially in administrative procedures. "The city tries Sarcelles with the means it has to get some children to school, even though this is difficult. But a solution must be found for these populations, beyond the local," said Chantal Gourinel, a member of staff.
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