Gypsy and Afro-descendant communities should have a presence in parties

Manifestation against racism, in Chiado, in Lisbon, in February of 2019

Manifestation against racism, in Chiado, in Lisbon, in February of 2019

Report that presents conclusions after five months of work on the ground and hearings still alert to the housing situations of these communities.

A report by the Assembly of the Republic concludes that Roma and Afro-descendant communities should be represented in political parties and in Parliament and that security forces should recruit agents in these same communities.

These are two of the measures to combat racism that are part of a report that is presented this Tuesday and which results from five months of field work and hearings. To TSF, MEP Catherine Marcelino explains the situation is particularly complex in terms of housing.

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