Norway's prime minister apologizes for treatment of Romas during World War Two

April 8, 2015 7:07 PM

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OSLO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Erna Solberg apologized on Wednesday for discrimination against Norway's Roma population before and after World War Two, calling it a dark part of the country's history, and promised to pay reparations.

The Scandinavian country's small Roma minority, of around 500, have campaigned since the 1990s for compensation for their mistreatment.

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