"Indifference is the same thing as a crime"
- Marek Edelmann, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The CNT from Jaén strongly condemns the horrific mass deportations
carried out against the Roma in France. We denounce the intolerance of
the neofascist government of Nicolas Sarkozy. We believe that
these deportations violate the fundamental rights of a group whose
members are European citizens with full rights. The mass deportation of
members of the Roma population is an act which denigrates us all,
without exception, whether we are French or not.
We find it
alarming that in a country lke France, which was the victim of nazism,
for many years and has seen in the flesh what racial crimes mean
(including mass deportations), is perpetrating this outrage. We believe
that these acts are based in an institutional policy of stigmatizing the