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Europe failing to protect Roma from violence: Amnesty

Paris - European states are failing to protect their Roma communities, many of whom live in precarious conditions and are the victims of hate crimes sometimes perpetrated by police, Amnesty International warned Tuesday.
In the Media by Marianne Barriaux (AFP)

New party tries to woo Hungary's Roma

- With elections looming on April 6, a new party is trying to win over Hungary's largest ethnic minority, the Roma, a community scarred by deep poverty and racism and disillusioned by traditional politics.
In the Media by Peter Murphy (AFP) - 1 comment

Roma's Serie A title challenge over, says Garcia

Milan - Coach Rudi Garcia said Roma's Serie A title challenge is virtually over after a 1-0 defeat to Napoli left his side 14 points adrift of leaders Juventus.Roma have a game in hand after a recent fixture with Parma was rained off.
In the Media by AFP

Another French Roma camp in flames as 8-year-old mourned

Marseille - 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 des...
In the Media by AFP

Rise of far-right sparks fear amid Slovak Roma

Brezno - Five little Roma boys braving the February chill in just T-shirts kick around a football in front of a ramshackle building in Brezno, central Slovakia, as their worried parents look on.Dasa Bucekova, a 40-year old mother of two, has had trouble sleepin...
In the Media by Tatiana Jancarikova (AFP)

Hollande defends France's controversial Roma eviction policy

Paris - President Francois Hollande on Tuesday defended France's policy of forcibly evicting Roma migrants from temporary camps, after a report said a record number were kicked out of the often squalid settlements last year.
In the Media by AFP

Greece issues appeal over abducted 4-year-old girl in Roma camp

Greece has launched an international appeal to identify a four-year-old girl found at a Roma camp in Farsala. Police have determined the blond, blue-eyed child was abducted in 2009.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas

Animal welfare group warns tourists puppies used as begging tools

The animal rescue group "Paws and Claws" is warning tourists to the Greek island of Rhodes to stop giving money to beggar children that are using abused and drugged puppies as tools for cash.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 10 comments

French branded 'notoriously criminal' by Norwegian politician

Oslo - Per Sandberg, a Norwegian member of parliament has caused a stir in France by calling for his country’s borders to be closed to what he termed ‘organised groups’ of Roma, Bulgarians and French who, Sandberg considers, are ‘notoriously criminal’.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 3 comments

DARE-Net: An initiative aiming to combat Roma school segregation

A new initiative aiming to tackle the multifarious problems regarding educational provisions for Roma minority and to promote Roma school desegregation in several European countries was recently launched.
In the Media by Raluca Besliu - 2 comments
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