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Ondavské Matiašovce is a beautiful small village in east Slovakia, the place where I was born and where I have lived until recently. I remember that, back in my day, all girls and boys would continue studying after completing elementary school. Later on, they would attend the agricultural school in Čaklov or the forestry school in Vranov nad Topľov,
Romanian National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) decided to sanction Grigore Cartianu,the editor-in-chief of the national newspaper Adevarul (The Truth) for a racist article against Roma. The journalist was accused by three organizations defending Roma rights, the Roma Journalists
SKOPJE | Ramush Muarem, a prominent Romani journalist in Macedonia, remembers the resistance civil society activists encountered from Roma when, in the mid-1990s, they began trying to raise awareness of the importance of integrating Macedonia’s most marginalized community into schools. Certainly,
Until the end of November 2012, employment offices in the Czech Republic were able to send the unemployed to take part in unpaid community service work. But this has finally come to an end in December 2012.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the placement of two Hungarian Roma in a school for the mentally disabled amounted to discrimination, the
A Hungarian musician finds his home in Roma music and traditions.
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 origin in the electoral race. The three MPs are Nicolae Paun, Madalin Voicu and Damian Draghici. Out of these three, only Nicolae Paun ran as a
PODGORICA | Montenegro’s newest effort to keep Roma children in school is happening far from the classroom – and often involves neither student nor teacher.
Too often the world is divided into US vs THEM. This film ”Ca Toţi Oamenii” (“Just Like Everyone”) is meant to tear down these walls and to show that the stereotypes and misconceptions about Roma in Moldova are not true. The film “Just Like Everyone” is a chance
A guest arriving in Turkey will find a seemingly open, tolerant and colorful society, and won’t probably perceive any of its internal tensions. Tourists train their cameras towards the magnificent mosques of Istanbul, while Muslim believers kneel on their prayer-rugs, and groups of women wearing traditional