Inspectorate deals with police intervention against Roma children in Krompachy

The mother of the children from the quarantined settlement claims the police beat them.

(Source: Gipsytv.eu printscreen)

The Interior Ministry inspectorate is dealing with allegations that police officers beat children from a quarantined marginalised settlement in the eastern-Slovak town of Krompachy.

The gipsytv.eu website first reported about the incident on April 28. The video shows children with visible bodily injuries. Five children aged 7 - 11 years were reportedly playing near the brook that flows through the settlement.

Their mother Anna Holubová says that the soldiers who guard the quarantined settlement would normally let the children go to the brook, but the police officers who were present on Tuesday acted differently.

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