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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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Roma family granted stay of deportation on humanitarian grounds

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The Buzas family, a Roma family of five that fled from Hungary because of anti-Roma discrimination, was granted reprieve and stay on humanitarian grounds on Wednesday, a day before their deportation date.

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Roma family fights against deportation to Hungary

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After enduring anti-Roma discrimination and violence in Hungary, a Roma family has fled the country with hopes to settle in Canada. The family is asking the Canadian government to respond to their immigration application for stay on humanitarian grounds before their deportation date on Thursday July 3. 

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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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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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