It took thirty years for the Czech authorities to buy out a pig farm that was built on the site of a WWII concentration camp for Romani and Sinti people at Lety in South Bohemia. The sale was finally sealed last year and demolition work on the pig farm is due to begin in the coming months. Plans are also afoot to transform the area into a dignified memorial for the more than 300 men, women and children who died there. The winner of an architectural competition for a memorial on the site was announced this week, as Vincent Farnsworth reports.


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