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Gypsy Child Thieves

International investigative documentary series.

With extraordinary access to the closed world of Europe's Gypsies, as well as dramatic covert footage, This World examines how Romanian Gypsy children across the continent are forced to beg and steal, often for the profit of organised crime. The film also highlights the racism and discrimination suffered by the Romani people and efforts to integrate them into mainstream culture.

From Madrid to Milan to Romania, film maker Liviu Tipurita uncovers a shocking phenomenon of children trafficked to beg and steal.

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 2 Sep 2009 19:00
BBC Two except Yorkshire


Role Contributor
PresenterLiviu Tipurita
ProducerLiviu Tipurita
Executive ProducerLucy Hetherington

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