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A Roma family walks past a police officer as they arrive at the Lille-Lesquin airport, near Lille in northern France, for their flight to Romania. Reuters

Sep. 20, 2010

French President Nicholas Sarkozy has been dismantling Roma settlements. Romas, once known as gypsies, are the largest minority in Europe. We'll talk with the European Roma Rights Centre and hear from a Roma couple who were married as teenagers and are now campaigning against the practice. Also, students from Israel and Jordan tell us about a program in Israel where Arabs and Jews work together for peace and sustainable development.