In Madrid, a Roma community prepares for relocation

Stejar Stan, 43, reacts as he sees his home demolished a day after he was relocated from the Roma shanty town of El Gallinero, on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

MADRID (Reuters) – A makeshift camp dubbed the “Gallinero” was demolished on the outskirts of Madrid this week and its 150 Roma residents offered alternative accommodation, but for those who have known little else, the change is daunting. “The new house will be better than this, but we grew up here. It feels strange,” says […]

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