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Czech Tabloid Editor on Attack!

Czech Tabloid Editor on Attack!

Pavel Safr, editor in chief of the Blesk tabloid, is rejecting criticism that his newspaper, which is the most widely circulated in the Czech Republic,

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Racial profiling on Macedonia’s borders?

Racial profiling on Macedonia’s borders?

By • on July 2, 2012

SKOPJE| Djengis seems an unlikely candidate to seek asylum abroad. The 30-year-old Rom from Kumanovo in northern Macedonia is a working man, with a job

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Europe’s Roma on the Margins – East of Center

Europe’s Roma on the Margins – East of Center

By • on May 28, 2012

This was originally post on TOL’s East of Center blog by S. Adam Cardais. Read the full post here. One

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Czech boy admits making up story about Roma attack

Czech boy admits making up story about Roma attack

By • on May 25, 2012

Police have now concluded that a Czech teenager lied about being attacked by a group of Roma, in a case that spurred anti-Romani demonstrations, the 

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The price of love

The price of love

By • on March 29, 2011

Each year Bulgaria’s scattered Kalaidzhii Roma gather for a fair where young men negotiate a bride price with the parents of eligible girls.

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A challenge to Europe’s conscience

A challenge to Europe’s conscience

By • on September 10, 2010

There may be an upside to France’s move to deport thousands of Romanians and Bulgarians, if it helps pull the “Roma question” off the bottom of the

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Europe as Fourth Reich

Europe as Fourth Reich

By • on August 9, 2010

A foreign correspondent spins a debut novel out of Eastern Europe’s stubborn pathologies. by

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