Members of the ethnic Roma minority wait for the start of "Dignity ...
Oct 1st, 2011
(Reuters) - Members of the ethnic Roma minority wait for the start of "Dignity March - Me Sem Rom, Me Sem Romni!" (I am Roma, I am Romanian) in Bucharest October 1, 2011. The march aims to raise awareness against racial discrimination towards the Roma and showcase their diversity, identity and culture. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (ROMANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY) -
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