Inconvenient Human Rights: Access to Water and Sanitation in Sweden’s Informal Roma Settlements

By: Martha Frances Davis, Natasha Ryan

LUP ID: d8d2deaf-6715-4b25-a2f0-b6556cf627ce

Publisher: Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights

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Keywords: Access to sanitation, Access to water, forced eviction, Law, poor sanitation, Roma people, vulnerable EU citizens

Swedish municipalities have initiated more than 80 evictions of vulnerable EU citizens, mostly Roma, from informal settlements on the grounds of poor sanitation since 2013, according to a new report from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Södertörn University.

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