Open Letter to Federal Chancellor Schröder and Prime Minister Althaus

In an Open Letter to Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and the Prime Minister of the State of Thuringia, Dieter Althaus, the chairman of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, Romani Rose, critizises the dicision to exclude the group of Sinti and Roma from the official commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. Mr Rose demands that a representative of the ethnic minority should have the right to remember the sufferings of the murdered Sinti and Roma at this official commemoration.