About: anti-Roma racism

Salvini sparks outcry over Roma census and expulsion plans

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday (19 June) defended his plans to count the Roma community living in the country and deport those without legal status, despite outrage at home and abroad.
Economy & Jobs 25-05-2018

Schools open to all? Slovakia uses EU funds to include Roma children

Systemic segregation of Roma children in Slovakia's pre-schools and primary education has been around - and barely addressed - for many years. The lack of efforts on their inclusion has been highlighted by both human rights NGOs and the European Commission.
Global Europe 26-01-2018

Holocaust remembrance – we cannot stay silent again

Now is not the time to stay silent and indifferent to the hate. Europe cannot forget what happened seven decades ago and we cannot let hate dominate Europe again, writes Soraya Post.
Global Europe 04-05-2017

Europe’s stateless locked in limbo

The European Parliament is currently holding intense discussions on the overhaul of the EU’s Common European Asylum System. But MEP Jean Lambert warns that one group of people remain absent from the debate: the stateless.
Development Policy 07-04-2017

Putting to bed Roma myths

Over the last two decades Valeriu Nicolae has heard many opinions about Roma. Here he dissects the best (!) of them.
Health 28-09-2016

Roma women need more empowerment on maternity issues

Reproductive rights are human rights, but for many Roman women throughout the EU, they are non-existent, explains Erika Schmidt.

EU warns Hungary over discrimination of Roma schoolchildren

The European Union said Thursday (26 May) it has launched a probe into charges that Hungary extensively discriminates against Roma children in the country's schools.
Central Europe 17-05-2016

EU under fire over Czech pig farm on Roma Holocaust site

Czech anti-racism activists said Tuesday (17 May) they had asked the EU to halt subsidies to a pig farm built on the site of a former concentration camp where hundreds of Roma prisoners died during World War II.

EU Roma Week: From words to action

European institutions should continue to put pressure on EU member states to ensure that national strategies to fight Roma discrimination are actually implemented on the ground, write Michaël Privot, Ruus Dijksterhuis and Karolina Mirga.

Romania turns its back on dark past of Roma slavery

For generations, they were owned by the rich and powerful, who bought and sold them as chattel.
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Economy & Jobs 14-12-2015

How Can State Institutions Help Overcome Anti-Gypsyism in Europe?

On December 1, 2015, the German Federal Foreign Office hosted the first international symposium on anti-Gypsyism in Berlin.