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Roma community murdered in WWII remembered

24 October 2012 Last updated at 21:40 BST

The half a million members of the Roma or Gypsy community murdered during the Second World War have finally been remembered with a ceremony and memorial in the centre of Berlin.

The German leader, Angela Merkel, inaugurated the long delayed monument and warned that the Roma minority continues to face rampant discrimination.

Stephen Evans reports from Berlin.