Bulgaria's Roma say some coronavirus measures are discriminatory

Reuters Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Authorities in the Bulgarian city of Sliven have set up police checkpoints around the Roma neighborhood, as the government considers tougher measures for a community it says has flaunted rules designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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