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Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike picketing BSC Scunthorpe as coke is brought from Orgreave Coking works, Yorkshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike picketing BSC Scunthorpe as coke is brought from Orgreave Coking works, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs activists protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs activists protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass march and meeting of Corby steelworkers just before the national strike for a 20% pay rise started, © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass march and meeting of Corby steelworkers just before the national strike for a 20% pay rise started,
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

March and mass meeting of Corby steelworkers through the town to protest at the planned rundown and closure of the plant © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

March and mass meeting of Corby steelworkers through the town to protest at the planned rundown and closure of the plant
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Corby Festival, part of campaign to save the steelworks, threatened with closure. The festival included a march by steelworkers and their families through the town © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Corby Festival, part of campaign to save the steelworks, threatened with closure. The festival included a march by steelworkers and their families through the town
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Corby steelworkers walk to London in a campaign to save the steelworks from closure. © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Corby steelworkers walk to London in a campaign to save the steelworks from closure.
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Demolition of Ebbw Vale Steelworks in South Wales. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Ebbw Vale Steelworks in South Wales.
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Bill Sirs leader of ISTC steel union being lobbied by his members as he goes into talks with BSC management on cuts and closure proposals © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Bill Sirs leader of ISTC steel union being lobbied by his members as he goes into talks with BSC management on cuts and closure proposals
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March in Shotton against planned closure of steel works © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

March in Shotton against planned closure of steel works
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Michael Foot with Ebbw Vale steelworkers, their works under threat, lobby the headquarters of BSC London. Michael Foot, their local MP and leader of the Labour Party © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Michael Foot with Ebbw Vale steelworkers, their works under threat, lobby the headquarters of BSC London. Michael Foot, their local MP and leader of the Labour Party
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers from Ebbw Vale, South Wales, march through London in protest at the planned large scale redundancies © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers from Ebbw Vale, South Wales, march through London in protest at the planned large scale redundancies
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Shotton steelworkers, facing the closure of their steelworks in Deeside, join engineers in Liverpool in a strike and protest against the new anti-union laws © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Shotton steelworkers, facing the closure of their steelworks in Deeside, join engineers in Liverpool in a strike and protest against the new anti-union laws
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Protest in Irlam, near Manchester, at the proposed closure of the steelworks with the loss of nearly 4,400 jobs. Almost everyone in the town joined the protest including many children. The steelworks were run down from 1971 to its final closure in 1979.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in Irlam, near Manchester, at the proposed closure of the steelworks with the loss of nearly 4,400 jobs. Almost everyone in the town joined the protest including many children. The steelworks were run down from 1971 to its final closure in 1979.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers at GKN Bredbury steelworks, Greater Manchester occupying their factory in support of a district wide claim for £6 pay increase, a 35 hour week, equal pay and longer holidays © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers at GKN Bredbury steelworks, Greater Manchester occupying their factory in support of a district wide claim for £6 pay increase, a 35 hour week, equal pay and longer holidays
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of Parliament by Shotton steelworkers after the closure of the steelworks was announced by the Heath Government. The plant, in Deeside, North Wales, was closed down over a period of years and finally shut in 1980, with the loss of 8,000 jobs.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of Parliament by Shotton steelworkers after the closure of the steelworks was announced by the Heath Government. The plant, in Deeside, North Wales, was closed down over a period of years and finally shut in 1980, with the loss of 8,000 jobs.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

The closure of East Moors Steelworks in 1978, Cardiff.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The closure of East Moors Steelworks in 1978, Cardiff.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham (at start of National steel strike).  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham (at start of National steel strike).
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The police at a ISTC steelworkers picket, British Steel Hadfields, Sheffield.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The police at a ISTC steelworkers picket, British Steel Hadfields, Sheffield.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

ISTC Steelworkers picketing, at British Steel Sheerness in February 1980. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

ISTC Steelworkers picketing, at British Steel Sheerness in February 1980.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Jobs are lost as a steel works is demolished Sheffield 1983 © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Jobs are lost as a steel works is demolished Sheffield 1983
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners a managers.  Sheffield 1983 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners a managers. Sheffield 1983
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Ravenscraig Steelworks, in Scotland.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ravenscraig Steelworks, in Scotland.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, polices stop coaches of miners traveling to picket coal leaving British Steel's Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road and were dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners’ Strike, polices stop coaches of miners traveling to picket coal leaving British Steel’s Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road and were dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners Strike, convoy of iron ore leaving Port Talbot for Llanwern Steelworks.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners Strike, convoy of iron ore leaving Port Talbot for Llanwern Steelworks.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sir Ian MacGregor BSC © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sir Ian MacGregor BSC
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Rolling out in a steel mill in the Midlands  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Rolling out in a steel mill in the Midlands
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Musician playing a banjo for money in front of a shop for sale Corby - once a thriving steel town.  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Musician playing a banjo for money in front of a shop for sale Corby – once a thriving steel town.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sadness at the loss or steelworkers jobs: Corus Steelworks Bryngwyn South Wales community on the day that it closed. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sadness at the loss or steelworkers jobs: Corus Steelworks Bryngwyn South Wales community on the day that it closed.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Schoolboys playing football near steelworks Cardiff Comprehensive School South Wales. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Schoolboys playing football near steelworks Cardiff Comprehensive School South Wales.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Teesside steelworks, Redcar  Cleveland with Holiday Chalets in the foreground.  © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Teesside steelworks, Redcar Cleveland with Holiday Chalets in the foreground.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Using a kiosk at Jobcentre Plus in West Bromwich. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Using a kiosk at Jobcentre Plus in West Bromwich.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers standing on top of the pouring plateform. Pouring molton metal into a cast from the furnace. Sheffield Forgemasters Steelworks © David Chang/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers standing on top of the pouring plateform. Pouring molton metal into a cast from the furnace. Sheffield Forgemasters Steelworks
© David Chang/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Steel Teesside workers. Unite March for Jobs, Birmingham. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Steel Teesside workers. Unite March for Jobs, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade union members marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel. Redcar, Co' Cleveland. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade union members marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel.
Redcar, Co’ Cleveland.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Poster in a shop window against the closure. Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade unionists marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel. Redcar, Co' Cleveland 2009. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Poster in a shop window against the closure. Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade unionists marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel.
Redcar, Co’ Cleveland 2009.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

New blast furnace No 4, Port Talbot Steelworks, an integrated steel production plant capable of producing nearly 5 million tonnes of steel slab per annum, West Glamorgan, Wales © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

New blast furnace No 4, Port Talbot Steelworks, an integrated steel production plant capable of producing nearly 5 million tonnes of steel slab per annum, West Glamorgan, Wales
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers at the blast furnace SSI UK Redcar steelworks Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers at the blast furnace SSI UK Redcar steelworks Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk.

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk.

Grange Lane Cafe, Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Grange Lane Cafe, Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A demolished factory. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A demolished factory. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Open to offers: A yard sale or garage sale of children's toys. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Open to offers: A yard sale or garage sale of children’s toys. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Retired steelworkers playing snooker in the Redbourne social club owned by Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Retired steelworkers playing snooker in the Redbourne social club owned by Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A view of housing. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A view of housing. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Diners in a cafe. The community of Scunthorpe. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Diners in a cafe. The community of Scunthorpe. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Housing. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Housing. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A view of housing. Woman walking past a closed pub. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A view of housing. Woman walking past a closed pub. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Father and son fishing on the river Don by the Tata Steelworks. Ramshaw, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Father and son fishing on the river Don by the Tata Steelworks. Ramshaw, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Youth on the streets of Eastwood, Rotherham.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Youth on the streets of Eastwood, Rotherham.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A closing down shop. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A closing down shop. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Bingo Hall, Thybegh, Rotherham.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Bingo Hall, Thybegh, Rotherham.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Housing in Kimberworth, an Asian area. Kimberworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Housing in Kimberworth, an Asian area. Kimberworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A young couple walking past a mural on an abandoned shop front. Rotherham centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A young couple walking past a mural on an abandoned shop front. Rotherham centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A muslim couple walk past a white woman. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A muslim couple walk past a white woman. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A man taunts police with his dog, Rotherham centre.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A man taunts police with his dog, Rotherham centre.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A young girl playing in the street. Eastwood, Rotherham. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A young girl playing in the street. Eastwood, Rotherham.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

EDL members camp outside Rotherham police station demanding Police Commissioner Shaun Wright resign from his post. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

EDL members camp outside Rotherham police station demanding Police Commissioner Shaun Wright resign from his post. Rotherham Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Families packing their belongings in to private vehicles. The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government. Many residents were moved to container homes at the edge of the city. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Bulldozers begin the razing of the Belville camp in New Belgrade. The residents of the community had been relocated earlier in the day. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Bulldozers begin the razing of the Belville camp in New Belgrade. The residents of the community had been relocated earlier in the day. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

The Mayor of Belgrade Dragan Djilas arrives in the Belville camp for a press conference after the residents have been moved from the camp and before bulldozers razed the houses. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Employees of the Belgrade animal control dogs in the Belville camp. The dogs were taken under veterinary care. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Girls wait in their family’s car as city workers pack belongings. The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Woman crying as her family’s belongings are packed by council workers. The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government

Council workers load resident’s belongings in to city truck for relocation. The Belville camp in New Belgrade on the morning of its destruction by the Belgrade city government. The Belville settlement in the New Belgrade neighborhood of Belgrade in Serbia was home to more than a hundred Roma families, many were refugees from the war in Kosovo and economic crisis in Southern Serbia. On April 26, 2012 Belgrade city officials evicted the residents and destroyed the camp, leaving hundreds homeless and a fortunate few in new FEMA trailer-like communities on the edges of the city.
© Matt Lutton/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk