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Roma girls dead on a beach in Italy, ignored by sunbathers…

It has always struck me as amazing how even my most liberal friends in Europe are utterly racist towards Roma (Gypsies). Roma are Europe’s largest stateless minority – and (now that most of the Jews have been killed) arguably the most persecuted.
It is therefore to be welcomed that the lead story in today’s edition of the conservative- supporting Daily Mail, Britain’s second highest circulation daily, highlights the latest appalling abuse of Roma. The Mail’s front page today can be seen here, and their lead story begins as follows:

(You can read the rest here. For my own past writings on Roma, please see here.)

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.


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