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Good photographic gallery....

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:28pm
Good photographic gallery....


Documenting the plight of the Roma people for Amnesty International
www.mugurvarzariu.com
These are the images I took during my second assignment for Amnesty International, early October 2012, while documenting the plight of the Roma people.
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Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:17pm

Slovenia's first Roma restaurant offers hope, integration
www.globalpost.com
"Come hungry and with an open heart," urge flyers advertising Slovenia's first Roma restaurant.
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News from Finland...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:37pm
News from Finland...


Report: Roma claim discrimination in housing, job markets
yle.fi
Around half of all Finnish Roma say they have experienced discrimination in the housing market, according to a fresh report from Minorities Ombudsman Eva Biaudet. The report also found that Roma respondents said they faced discrimination in the search for work.
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In Ireland...

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:23pm
In Ireland...


Increase in Roma children not being vaccinated
www.rte.ie
The removal by gardaí and the HSE of two blonde Roma children from their families last year has prompted more Roma mothers not to get their children vaccinated, according to a new report.
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Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:20pm

From Slovakia to Belgium: a story of failing Roma policy
euobserver.com
When the city of Kosice recently decided to tear down blocks of flats where Roma lived, the authorities in Ghent, a city over 1000 kilometres away, were put on alert.
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Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:27pm

INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY – CELEBRATIONS OF A ROMANI EMANCIPATION MOVEMENT BEING BORN
romediafoundation.wordpress.com
Forty-three years have passed since the First World Roma Congress was held in Orpington, near London, in 1971. Officially, 8th of April was ratified as an International Celebration Day during the 4...
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Video from Amnesty International on racist violence against Roma...

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:49pm
Video from Amnesty International on racist violence against Roma...


Roma: We ask for justice
European states are failing to curb and in some cases even fuelling discrimination, intimidation and violence against Roma. There has been a marked rise in t...
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Today is International Roma Day, the anniversary of the first World Romani Congr...

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:45pm
Today is International Roma Day, the anniversary of the first World Romani Congress that was held in Orpington, south of London, in 1971

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Podcast by a ERTF volunteer on the public perception of Roma people, the prejudi...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:03pm
Podcast by a ERTF volunteer on the public perception of Roma people, the prejudice they face and offers solutions to this discrimination...


http://www.humanrightseurope.org/2014/03/witness-henri-scicluna-public-opinion-and-roma-people/
www.humanrightseurope.org
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The link takes you to a debate in the UK Parliament yesterday about Internationa...

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:46pm
The link takes you to a debate in the UK Parliament yesterday about International Roma Day. It is long but well worth reading, and sharing....


TheyWorkForYou
www.theyworkforyou.com
TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP's activities.
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Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:14pm

Blond Roma child Maria remains in custody of Greek charity as legal wrangle continues
www.travellerstimes.org.uk
Blond Roma child Maria remains in custody of Greek charity as legal wrangle continues
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Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:11pm

East of England Roma Professionals network conference | Events & Meetings | EELGA
www.eelga.gov.uk
The East of England LGA Strategic Migration Partnership is holding an event for public sector and charity professionals working with Roma communities across the Region. Confirmed speakers are:
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Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:05pm

For Roma, Discrimination Doesn't Stop at the Door of the Doctor’s Office.
www.opensocietyfoundations.org
To achieve true equality, Europe must address these disparities in health care.
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In Wales? Great Polish film on today and 7 April about the Roma poet Bronislawa...

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:07pm
In Wales? Great Polish film on today and 7 April about the Roma poet Bronislawa Wajs.


WOW Wales One World Film Festival - Papusza (15)
www.wowfilmfestival.com
An inspired, innovative evocation of a Gypsy life that is now lost for ever, this is full of music, despair, and the triumph of one woman over all tha...
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Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:04pm

No, There Is No Mass Roma Migration to the UK
www.opensocietyfoundations.org
Roma have been portrayed as a threat to British society in the form of welfare tourists and beggars. The reality is rather different.
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This award winning film of Roma injustice is tonight (Friday) and Saturday in Lo...

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:36pm
This award winning film of Roma injustice is tonight (Friday) and Saturday in London....


An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker | Human Rights Watch Film Festival
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The latest drama from award-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanovic enlists a cast of non-professionals to reconstruct a harrowing personal ordeal that became a national scandal. An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker is a story of courage in the face of hardship and injustice. Struggling to make e...
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Fri, 03/21/2014 - 1:58pm

Exhibition on Roma athletes opens
www.praguepost.com
Museum of Roma Culture offers visitors glimpse of community’s rich history in sports
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Technical but important...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 3:29am
Technical but important...


Take a closer look at the Roma survey results | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
fra.europa.eu
FRA has made it possible for users to readily explore the results from a survey into the socio-economic situation of Roma and non-Roma living nearby in 11 EU Member States.
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This is awful, to project Roma to such young children as paedophiles.....

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:48pm
This is awful, to project Roma to such young children as paedophiles.....


Czech Police coloring book shows a Romani man as a dangerous pedophile - Romea.cz
www.romea.cz
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Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:57pm

Another French Roma camp in flames as 8-year-old mourned - This French Life
www.thisfrenchlife.com
Fire raged through a Roma camp in Marseille on Sunday, just days after a blaze in a Paris area Roma camp killed an eight-year-old girl. No one was hurt in the fire on Sunday morning, but all 15 makeshift homes near the Marseille port were completely…
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