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Me sem rom!

Me sem rom!

By • on October 5, 2011

On Saturday 1st October, over 300 people, mostly Roma, attended a “pride and dignity of the Roma” march in Bucharest aimed at drawing attention

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Declare your ethnicity and your story will be a better one

Declare your ethnicity and your story will be a better one

By • on August 26, 2011

The Roma NGO Romani Criss, with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, launched on 17 August the information campaign “Declare

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It’s cool to be Roma

It’s cool to be Roma

By • on July 22, 2011

“I look straight at the camera recording me and I say: I’m Alina Serban and I’m Roma. It’s the first time when I say this without thinking

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A Romanian mayor wants to build a wall to isolate the blocks inhabited by Roma

A Romanian mayor wants to build a wall to isolate the blocks inhabited by Roma

By • on July 8, 2011

Catalin Chereches (photo), the mayor of the town of Baia Mare, located in the Maramures County, decided a few days ago to build a wall 100 meters long

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Bah Tv, a television for Roma

Bah Tv, a television for Roma

By • on June 15, 2011

Bah Tv, a niche channel for Romanian minorities and Roma in particular,was launched on 8 April, which is the International Roma Day. As a side note, 

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Whose interests are the Roma representatives in the Romanian Parliament defending?

Whose interests are the Roma representatives in the Romanian Parliament defending?

By • on June 2, 2011

In recent weeks, the scandal that made the headlines both in tabloid and in quality Romanian press was the divorce of the Columbeanu family. He is 53 years

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Romanian Roma reviewers come to Roma neighborhoods

Romanian Roma reviewers come to Roma neighborhoods

By • on May 13, 2011

From 22 to 31 October 2011, Romania will hold its 14th population census. In order to ensure that the population count would proceed without a hitch, authorities

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Romania will have a new strategy for improving the situation of the Roma

The Romanian government announced last month that it would launch a new national strategy for Roma integration for the period 2011-2020. The government wants to implement a plan to help Roma start a business

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The Romanian Roma have celebrated their international day

More than 3,000 Roma have gathered on April 8th in the Meadow Flowers Park in Bucharest to celebrate the International Roma Day. The celebration began at 12 am with an exhibition of Roma photography and

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“Colorful but Colorblind” at the “One World Romania” documentary film festival

The fourth edition of the Festival “One World Romania”, dedicated to human rights documentary films, took place between 16 and 21 March in Bucharest. A special screening was held last Sunday at the

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