Sunday, April 12, 2009



While the World's Roma people attempted to celebrate International
Roma Day on 8th April, in Kosovo there was in fact, very little to

These children from Cesmin Lug and Osterode Camps in Kosovo beg to be
saved from their lives of poisoning on the most toxic site in Eastern
Europe, where they were placed by the United Nations. In the protest,
their banners proclaimed "God Save Us from UNHCR" and "Welcome to
Kouchner's Hell" as well as others begging to be saved from lead
poisoning. They accused Bernard Kouchner the former Special
Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, and now
Foreign Minister for France, of failing to save them as he had
promised. There are currently 83 deaths among those from these camps.

Pictures courtesy of Kosovo Medical Emergency Group and Society for
Threatened Peoples International :

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