‘Communist gypsies [sic]’

This anonymous letter of denunciation, received by the PIDE in 1962, is worthy of interest for the originality of its accusation. In it the author manages to combine both ideological and racial prejudice by branding the suspects as ‘um bando de siganos comunistas [sic]’.

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