Madonna Booed in Bucharest for Criticizing Discrimination Against Roma, Or Gypsies

Yahoo! News, August 23, 2009

Thousands of fans have booed pop star Madonna after she spoke out against the discrimination of Gypsies in eastern Europe during one of her concerts.

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She said that made her “sad” and nobody should be discriminated against.

Thousands in the crowd of 60,000 booed her. {snip}

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There are officially some 500,000 Roma in Romania, but the real number could be around two million. They face prejudice and discrimination in Romania and other east European nations.

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