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The Slovak city of Kosice, one of Europe’s 2013 Capitals of Culture, is building a wall to segregate its Roma community, The Economist writes, noting a trend to justify walling off the Roma by identifying them as a security threat.
We are living in times of the financial crisis and high unemployment, when racism and xenophobia are widespread. The lack of financial resources for everyday life results in tension and spitefulness towards the Roma, a vulnerable group that becomes an easy target for assaults.
A weekend rally in a largely Roma neighborhood in the southern Czech city of Ceske Budejovice turned violent and forced the police to intervene, according to the Czech News Agency.
“A Seat in the Back Row” (the original Italian title being “C’è posto all’ultimo banco”) is a story about twenty years of providing education to Roma children.
Roma children are intelligent and diligent, but they also need a lot of attention and trust instead of discrimination, they need to feel trusted from the first moment you meet them. They have excellent results in school when their families move abroad. Furthermore, they achieve that in a foreign language
It may seem unbelievable, but it is true. Even more, this could be a European precedent that will have far-reaching consequences for the social standing of Roma, and even non-Roma.
Roma parliamentary representatives from Serbia, Macedonia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Croatia have signed a declaration about a collaboration on the enforcement of Roma rights at a national and local level.
This is an ad I saw two weeks ago on some Czech website selling used cars. My boyfriend was surfing the web in order to find a second-hand transit van at a convenient price. He stumbled upon one sold for a very low price which made the deal seem a bit suspicious. However, what really got our attention
A high-profile court case, angry parents at the schoolroom door, and quiet, persistent efforts tell the story of Roma integration in Croatia’s schools.
Roma parliamentary representative Nicolae Paun, and the traditional Roma leader Florin Cioaba, the King of Romanian Roma, have accused the Government of not allocating any money for the improvement of the situation of