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A Dangerous Neighborhood: Hatvan and the Roma People in Baia Mare, 1950–1989

In 2011, the mayor of Baia Mare caused a national outcry when he initiated the building of a wall to enclose the social housing units inhabited by Roma people. One year prior, non-Roma residents in the Horea Street area had protested against “acts of aggression and robbery committed by Roma neighbors.” The main pretext for […]