France, in the midst of a nazi like deportation project aimed at the Roma people and other travelers has called for a summit to occur in Paris next week to deal with the "issue of immigration." Gee, what could they have in mind.
Did I mention that the countries NOT invited are Romania and Bulgaria, which happen to be the countries to which France is expelling the Roma.
Did I mention that today France said it will step up deportations of "foreigners caught stealing or begging aggressively." Hmmm, I wonder what they're thinking.
What they're thinking was made perfectly clear at a press conference today where
In response to all this racist crap, a coalition of Roma groups has called for a European boycott of French products and services to protest against the clampdown to begin September 6 (the same date the above mentioned Summit opens). Hey, why leave it to the Europeans. Not that I'm a big fan of boycotts accomplishing much, but what the hey, let's all join in!
By the way there are signs of cracks in the French government. The Guardian reported today,