Gypsy Roma Traveller Leeds
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The Bavarian Police created a special Gypsy Affairs Unit (later to be named the Central Office for fighting the Gypsy Nuisance).
A census of all Gypsies taken in Bavaria.
A special register kept to record Gypsy activity.
German psychiatrist Karl Binding and magistrate Alfred Hoche write a book entitled "The granting of permission for the destruction of worthless life". This included Gypsies.
In Baden all Gypsies have to be photographed, fingerprinted and have documents completed on them.
The Bavarian Parliament pass a new law aimed at controlling the "Gypsy Plague".
In Germany Gypsies are put under permanent police surveillance.
Professor H. F. Gunther asserts that Gypsies introduced foreign blood into Europe in his book "Rassenkunds des Deutschen Volkes".
Munich Bureau institutes a Division of Gypsy Affairs with Interpol in Vienna to restrict travel and impose detention on Gypsies.
Read more on the history of Gypsy Victims here.
Follow the link below to see info on Gypsy experience of Holocaust by Eve Rosenhaft, a historian at the Liverpool University’s School of Modern Languages