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Sat May 6, 2017, 09:45 AM


Roma Raymond Gureme warns of civil war if Le Pen wins

Raymond Gureme, 91, reflects on his time in concentration camps and warns against a far-right presidency.

Raymond Gureme, a Roma born in France, was beaten and tortured in concentration camps (Al Jazeera)

by Anealla Safdar

Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, France - Raymond Gureme steps over the low electric fence to enter one of his many fields and attend to his ponies.

One is just two days old and feeding from its mother. Gureme will turn 92 years old this coming August.

"I don't name them," he says. "I leave that to my grandchildren."

Born in 1925, in France, to Roma parents who had a circus and travelling cinema, he was the third of eight children - none of whom have outlived him.

As was practice, he did not attend school but instead joined the family business as a teenager, travelling with them from France to Belgium.

Raymond Gureme, third from left, with his family (Courtesy of Raymond Gureme)


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Sat May 6, 2017, 11:10 AM

1. He's probably correct...nt

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