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Roma people at risk: Canadian politicians not asking the right questions

Roma children in Hungary. (Photo: hunglish.org)
In Hungary, the Roma people face the danger of far right militias. So why is Canada making it easier to send Roma refugees back?

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Harper's policy on vulnerable refugees is wildly inconsistent -- and cruel

| June 18, 2013

Memo to Jason Kenney: Hungary is not a 'safe country' for Jews and Roma

Thousands protest in Hungary against the rise of Jobbik, a neo-Nazi party. (Photo: Janos Marjai / EPA)

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Safe country? World Jewish Congress fears Hungary will relive 'darkest era in European history'

| May 6, 2013

Is Canada's pursuit of a trade deal with Europe hurting the oppressed Roma people?

Our parliamentary reporter Karl Nerenberg has long covered the abuse suffered by the Roma in Hungary. (Photo: habeebee / flickr)

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Trading away human rights? Canada turns a blind eye toward abuses against Roma in EU

| April 5, 2013

Canada's disturbing message to the Roma people of Hungary

Jason Kenney, Minister of Immigration. (Photo: mostlyconservative / flickr)
The Canadian government has been paying for ads telling Roma people in Hungary that if they seek asylum in Canada they will likely be sent home in short order.

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Canadian government to persecuted Roma people in Hungary: 'Stay home'

| February 1, 2013
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Immigration minister announces Designated Country of Origin list

January 14, 2013
| Two weeks before Christmas, Jason Kenney released a list of countries that it says are safe. Refugees arriving from these countries will be rushed through the claim process.
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Hill Dispatches: 'Never Again!' (except for the 'Gypsies')

| April 24, 2012
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