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Following a campaign launched last month by the S&D Group, the European Parliament today in Brussels solemnly recognised the genocide of Roma that took place during World War II and declared that a "European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day" should be dedicated to remember the 500,000 Roma people who were exterminated by the Nazis.

Interview with:

- Costel Nastasie, Romanian Roma and President of the NGO Roma Dignity
- Diamanta and Constantin, Romanian Roma having survived to the holocaust
- Soraya Post, S&D spokesperson on the recognition of the Roma Holocaust Day

Read more on the Roma Holocaust Day

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Alberti Paolo
ALBERTI Paolo
Political Advisor
Italy

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