The crushing of independent press in Hungary(archive)
October 8, 2016 will go down in Hungarian history as the day when the ideals of the 1956 revolution (when Népszabadság was established) were finally betrayed by Hungary's autocratic government.
ROMA GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION INITIATIVE “DIK I NA BISTAR” 2016(archive)
From the 1-5 August 2016 in Krakow, Poland was held the “Dik I na Bistar” (“Look and don’t forget”) Roma Genocide Commemoration Initiative.
Dik I Na Bistar 2016 - Departure of the group from Hungary(archive)
Around 50 young Roma and non-Roma participants began their trip to Krakow from all around Hungary to join a group of other hundreds of young people for the Roma Genocide Initiative 2016 event.
Everyday Roma Heros- exhibition in the European Parliament(archive)
We live in a symbiotic way together with the Roma minority even if many people do not even notice that. With our exhibition about our Everyday Roma Heroes we want to show and to prove this symbiosis.
Panic breaks out in a Hungarian Roma community(archive)
The situation in Tiszavasvári deteriorated when Mayor Fülöp, affiliated with the Jobbik party, decided to task an extremist group called the Association of the Legion of Honour to serve as a ...
Romania Accuses MPs of Defrauding Roma Projects(archive)
Romanian authorities are investigating two lawmakers for fraud related to the misuse of EU funds designed to support underprivileged Roma communities.
Phuket Governor backs B313mn plan to end sea gypsy land dispute(archive)
PHUKET: Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada has backed a plan that he believes may finally resolve one of the longest running land disputes in the province.
Three new Gypsy sites proposed for Anglesey by council(archive)
North West Wales. Three sites have been suggested as possible locations for a permanent Gypsy and traveller site on Anglesey.
Deported Roma refugee family receives permission to return to Canada(archive)
Immigration and Refugee Minister John McCallum has granted special permission for a deported Roma family to return to Canada.
Hungary’s Roma local government divided and broke(archive)
The following account of Monday night’s extraordinary meeting of the Countrywide Roma Local Government general assembly, at which a member of a HírTV camera crew was physically assaulted.
Hearing on Fighting Racial Discrimination in Housing(archive)
This hearing took stock of the systematic forced evictions of Europe in Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy and France.
Hungary links Roma to jihadists in Syria(archive)
Hungary’s minister of justice Laszlo Trocsanyi on Monday (19 October) said there is a risk Roma could end up in Syria as foreign fighters alongside jihadist or other radical groups.
Why Europe’s “Roma Decade” Didn’t Lead to Inclusion(archive)
The Decade of Roma Inclusion has ended.This unprecedented collaboration between 12 European countries, encouraged by the World Bank and the Open Society Foundations, started in 2005 in Sofia, Bulgaria
4 dead in shooting in Roma camp in Roye, France(archive)
A shooting in northern France’s Roye has left four people dead and three seriously injured, including two policemen. The gunfire took place in a Roma camp. The circumstances of the deadly assault ...
Six month old baby among four killed during gun attack on Roma cam(archive)
A gunman has left four people dead, including a six month old baby, after opening fire on a Roma traveller camp in northern France.
László Teleki remembering speech - Roma Holocaust Birkenau 2015.(archive)
László Teleki, Representative of the Hungarian Parliament - MSZP Birkenau, Roma Holocaust Memorial Day - 2015.
Time to cure amnesia about the history of Roma in Europe(archive)
In a few days, we will commemorate the liquidation 71 years ago of the so-called “Gypsy family camp” at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
One mintue of silence: 2 august – International Remembrance Day of the Pharrajimos(archive)
Over 3,000 Roma were exterminated during the night of 2-3 August 1944 in “Zigeunerlager BIII” at Auschwitz – Birkenau.
Canada accused of racially profiling Roma Hungarian travellers(archive)
A couple of months ago, Eva Kalla was invited to visit her friends in Toronto from Hungary, where she was grieving her husband’s recent death.
'So keres, EUropa?!' - What's up Europe?!(archive)
300 youngsters, 7 days, 1 city – Phiren Amenca and the European Youth Capital 2015 bring together Roma and Non-Roma from all over Europe to become one community, one movement.
Integrating Roma Into Europe's Future: Change Must Come From Within(archive)
As the European Union is intensifying its efforts to promote dialogue with member states on the necessity to fight discrimination and marginalization of Roma minorities in Europe as part of the ...
Brussels critical of Miskolc council’s evictions of Roma residents(archive)
Measures by the Miskolc local council affecting local Roma residents’ accommodation are not in line with the European Union’s framework strategy or Hungary’s Roma strategy,
Emotions run high at penalty hearing for disgraced refugee lawyer(archive)
Supporters of Roma complainants deported after being poorly represented by Viktor Hohots interrupt the hearing to denounce a proceeding “without justice.
Commission Takes Tougher Stance on Member States Discriminating Roma(archive)
Slovakia is the second Member State to be subjected of an infringement procedure for breach of EU Anti-discrimination law.
Hungary’s highest court legitimizes segregation in the case of religious schooling(archive)
Hungary’s highest court, the Curia, made a precedent-like decision on Wednesday morning, overturning an earlier court decision ordering the closure of a religious school on the grounds that it ...
Ontario Legal Aid toughens rules after lawyers failed Roma clients(archive)
Legal Aid Ontario is tightening its rules for lawyers who take on refugee cases following a scathing report that showed thousands of Hungarian Roma were left high and dry by lawyers who made ...
Roma discrimination in the EU is 'unacceptable'(archive)
Roma people have been discriminated against for too long and the EU must take a stand against this 'unacceptable' situation, writes Tanja Fajon.
CANADIAN OFFICIALS IN HUNGARY TO SEEK INFORMATION ON ROMA EXODUS FROM MISKOLC(archive)
Around 40-50 local Roma families have emigrated from the Hungarian city of Miskolc to Canada over the previous months,community leader Mihály Dancs has claimed,adding that the number may multiply soon
Local Roma leader says national Roma Self-gov’t committed fraud(archive)
A Roma leader has accused the National Roma Self-Government (ORÖ) of committing fraud in the hundreds of millions since 2011. István Makai ...
Norway to pay reparations to Roma for racist policies and suffering under Nazis(archive)
Prime minister Erna Solberg apologises for discrimination which led to dozens of Roma dying in Nazi death camps after being denied re-entry into Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg has apologised ...
The liberation of Auschwitz meant the salvation of humankind(archive)
The inhuman experiments and tortures furtively carried out in the Nazi concentration camps, the industrial killing of hundreds of thousands is a disgrace to humankind that we must never forget.
14 unbelievably racist things politicians are saying about the Roma(archive)
14 unbelievably racist things politicians are saying about the Roma. Anti-Roma hate speech in Europe (and elsewhere) is nothing new. But somehow, it's always worse than you expect.
More Malcolm X(archive)
In many discussions on the Roma issue in East-Central Europe, someone will inevitably say, with a mixture of wistfulness and bewilderment, "Where is the Martin Luther King of the Roma?"
Junge Roma werden gegen Diskriminierung aktiv(archive)
In Wien findet die erste internationale Jugendkonferenz zum Thema Antiziganismus statt. Eine Plakataktion stellt die Frage: "Erwartest du, dass ich tanze, singe oder bettle?" (deutsch)
PUTREN LE JAKHA - OPEN YOUR EYES / International Youth Conference on Antigypsyism(archive)
Phiren Amenca attends in the first International Roma Youth Conference on Antigypsyism between 10-16 November, in Vienna, Austria.
Hungarians march to celebrate ‘Roma Pride’(archive)
Members of Jewish community join in solidarity rally for minority group known by some as ‘Gypsies’..
Roma returning from Canada not eligible for health care in Hungary(archive)
From our public service column: I have been continuously receiving letters saying that people lost their benefit and remained without assistance due to the so called “30 day legislation” by FIDESZ.