A refuge for the Roma in Berlin
Skye: I was sent this as a glimmer of hope against the tide of racism, resentment, misunderstanding, and fear.
"It seems unlikely but Berlin, the very city where the genocide of the Roma (Gypsy) peoples was planned 70 years ago, has become the city where they now find refuge.
In the suburb of Neukoelln, a large complex of run-down apartments is being done up to become comfortable homes for more than 100 families from a dirt-poor village near Bucharest in Romania.
Where the Nazis planned the mass murder of Roma, modern Germans plan comfort and acceptance..."
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