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ROMA GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION

Romani (Gypsy) women and children interned in the Rivesaltes transit camp. France, spring 1942. Rivesaltes Concentration Camp, France l942 The 70th Anniversary Commemoration of the Roma Genocide will...
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Stop Deportations of Roma! All Roma Stay here

"No Deportations of Roma! All Roma to Stay here! " Hamburg, Germany, Saturday 18 July 2015 - 600 of us gathered for a demonstration. We were many Roma from asylum and immigrant detention centres,...
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Bulgaria: Roma under siege

Bulgaria: Roma under siege By Martin Smith | 17 June 2015 At about 1.30am on 16 June, a group of 50 to 60 people stormed the Kremikovtsi area of Garmen, a Roma residential area of the village in...
Jan Balog's boxing students training at his Palaestra club. (PHOTO: Jitka Votavová)

Czech Republic: Boxing club offers Roma a new start

Combining a tough sport like boxing with activational social services for youth and their parents is not exactly a tradition in the Czech environment - unlike, for example, the United States. However, the...