Monday, August 24, 2015

“A camp in #Hogdalen, outside Stockholm, home to 50 to 60...



“A camp in #Hogdalen, outside Stockholm, home to 50 to 60 #Roma people. There is a pocket of startling poverty in the hills at Hogdalen, just a 20-minute Metro ride from the center of #Stockholm, one of Europe’s most affluent capitals. While refugees from outside Europe who gain asylum become eligible for basic social welfare benefits, poor European migrants who lack jobs — most notably the transient Roma beggars — typically get little or no help from the government safety net. In this makeshift camp, beggars face a constant battle against evictions that force them to move — often just a short distance. Photo by Moa Karlberg on #nytassignment.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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