Municipality of Halandri handed list of locations for Roma resettlement

The Regional Administration for Attica, which is part of the central government, on Wednesday provided the Municipality of Halandri with a list of 16 locations that Roma currently living in a camp next to the Nomismatokopeio metro station can move to.

Earlier this month, authorities knocked down uninhabited shacks at the camp but met resistance in their efforts to move the Roma.

Roma camp off Mesogeion Avenue set for demolition amid reactions

A Roma encampment that has stood just off Mesogeion Avenue behind the present-day Nomismatokopio metro station for the best part of 40 years is set for demolition on Tuesday, with residents of the settlement trying to block the operation from going ahead and resisting orders to evacuate.