Award of Excellence|
Wroclaw 25.03.2012 Poland
Fire caused by local inhibitants, in order to intimidate the Roma family. Roma are struggling not only with severe everyday life, but also with the city officials and neighbors. Among the local inhabitants they have a reputation of beggars, thieves and crooks, which is the cause of frequent acts of aggression against them.
Family of Sixty Romanian Romas, living in slums in Wroclaw (south-western Poland). They live in conditions similar to those in animal shelters. Without running water, heating, with a daily budget of about 1 Euro per person.