Answer: Hopefully yes.
Bernie: "I am proud of my own community for standing shoulder to shoulder with the Roma.."
Umm, if you stand 'shoulder to shoulder', your wallet might get stolen. Just sayin.....
(Some background information here, here, here, here, from the UK here, and from France here if you have time on your hands...and this one from scaramouche)
UPDATE: Bruce Bawer weighs in from Oslo: A Gypsy Fiasco in Oslo