Leftists want chic Paris district to host Roma camp


Councillors from the far-left Front de Gauche party in Paris have called for council vote on building a camp in heart of the 16th arrondissement.

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The 16th arrondissement or district in Paris is known for its chic. Home to the stunning Place du Trocadéro, with its sweeping view of the Eiffel Tower and swanky cafés, it is one of the capital’s most affluent neighbourhoods. But if the city’s far-left politicians have their way, it will also be the site of a new Roma encampment, reports FRANCE 24.