Latest update: 18/04/2011
- Europe - European Commission - France - human rights - immigration - Roma people - Tunisia
Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Viviane Reding is Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of justice, fundamental rights and citizenship. Last summer, she clashed with French President Nicolas Sarkozy over France's expulsion of Roma citizens. She tells France 24 about the situation of Roma people today, as well as the EU's response to the current wave of immigration from north Africa.
Presented by Christophe Robeet
Prepared by Anastassia Metral