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Roma leaders accuse the Romanian government of holding back the budget for Roma

Roma leaders accuse the Romanian government of holding back the budget for Roma

By • on March 21, 2013

Roma parliamentary representative Nicolae Paun, and the traditional

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The editor-in-chief of a national Romanian newspaper has been fined for racism

The editor-in-chief of a national Romanian newspaper has been fined for racism

By • on March 8, 2013

Romanian National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) decided to sanction Grigore Cartianu,the editor-in-chief of the national newspaper Adevarul

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Romanian Roma have three representatives in the Parliament

Romanian Roma have three representatives in the Parliament

By • on December 18, 2012

After the general elections held on 9 December 2012, Romania Roma will be represented in the parliament by three ethnic MPs who openly admitted their ethnic

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Romanian Roma hold a street protest against discrimination

Romanian Roma hold a street protest against discrimination

By • on September 25, 2012

Several hundred Roma gathered in front of the Romanian Government and Presidency in Bucharest on September 12 to protest against the racist statements

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Damian Draghici, the Romanian Prime Minister’s councillor on Roma issues

Damian Draghici, the Romanian Prime Minister’s councillor on Roma issues

By • on July 16, 2012

The Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta appointed the Roma artist Damian Draghici, who is the only Romanian musician to ever win a Grammy, as the state

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Roma political party wins surprise victory in Romanian local elections

Roma political party wins surprise victory in Romanian local elections

By • on July 9, 2012

The Civic Democratic Alliance of Roma (CDAR), a Romanian political party founded in 2011 by a group of young Roma NGOs, had a surprisingly good election

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Romanian Mayor Moves Hundreds of Roma to a Decommissioned Chemical Factory

Romanian Mayor Moves Hundreds of Roma to a Decommissioned Chemical Factory

By • on June 8, 2012

On June 1, the mayor of Baia Mare, a town in northern Romania, decided to force hundreds of Roma, who until then had lived in very bad conditions in the

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The Bucharest Prom of the Roma Students, 2011 edition

Two weeks ago, over 200 Roma students attended the Bucharest Prom of the Roma Students, 2011 edition. The event took place in the biggest Student campus in Bucharest, in the “Blue Night Club”.

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In Bucharest, a flash mob against discrimination

Last Saturday, in downtown Bucharest, two young Roma women were harassed by a group of young men. Out of the blue, the

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Romanian Roma NGOs have created a new political party

The leaders of the 26 Roma organizations that are members of the Civic Alliance of Romanian Roma have decided to create a political party that would run for elections next year. The new political organization,

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