B: Discrimination and Persecution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In most European countries the interwar years were a time of economic crisis and rising tensions, which increased the discrimination against the Roma. Roma and Sinti people were registered on special lists and made to carry special identity papers, and in some countries so called “Gypsy-Laws” were passed, regulating and restricting their daily lives and traditional trades.

Lb1933 Camp before 1933

 

Witzwil

 

Frankfurt

 

Crest