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Ostrovany 2nd visit, April 2014

Two teenagers posing for a portrait at the Roma settlement in Ostrovany. In 2010, the town of Ostrovany received international media attention when the town council built a wall deviding private gardens/property and the neighbouring Roma settlement. Several media outlets compared the look of Ostrovany’s imposing 150-metre long wall with the Berlin Wall.

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ROMA // SLOVAKIA
Two teenagers posing for a portrait at the Roma settlement in Ostrovany. In 2010, the town of Ostrovany received international media attention when the town council built a wall deviding private gardens/property and the neighbouring Roma settlement. Several media outlets compared the look of Ostrovany’s imposing 150-metre long wall with the Berlin Wall.