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Dark-Skinned Danger

By • on February 24, 2014

A police-issued coloring book teaches Czech children a lesson about adults’ fears. What does a pedophile look like? Usually he’s a man, but beyond that physical traits are worthless predictors.

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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 (The Truth) for a racist article against Roma. The journalist was accused by three organizations defending Roma rights, the Roma Journalists

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The newly created Slovak Association of European Roma media welcomes Roma media outlets willing to join

The newly created Slovak Association of European Roma media welcomes Roma media outlets willing to join

By • on February 26, 2013

The association was established in February 2013 and, as previously said, it is open to every Roma media in Europe interested to join. This informal association was created by the three Slovak Roma media organizations: Roma Media Center (MECEM), Roma newspaper Romano nevo lil and Gipsy Television.   I

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Back to Square One

Back to Square One

By • on November 19, 2012

Those of us who reside in Prague live a pretty shielded life, especially when it comes toward attitudes about the Roma. We read and watch the national media, which generally display tolerance toward other nationalities

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Video: Tolstoievsky From Sălăjan

Video: Tolstoievsky From Sălăjan

By • on September 5, 2012

A book vendor in Bucharest talks about his life and how business is not as good now as it once was during Communist times.

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They Exceeded All Expectations

They Exceeded All Expectations

By • on September 3, 2012

The Association of Photographers and CIM implemented the first cycle of workshops for young Roma within the Eye of the Street project. Without using any professional equipment the workshop participants took many fantastic photographs that were put on sale in order to provide funds for the photographers’

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Turn off the lights

Turn off the lights

By • on August 20, 2012

Turn off the Lights is a movie directed by Ivana Mladenović that was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for best documentary film at the recently finished Sarajevo Film Festival. The film, which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, follows the story of three young Roma from Romania released

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C-street, listen to us!

C-street, listen to us!

By • on August 6, 2012

Since its launch in September 2011, C Street Radio has emerged as one of the largest online radio stations in Hungary. Established by four young Roma men, C Street Radio gathered more than 116000 clicks in a week last March and more and more often goes beyond one hundred thousand. C Street seems to

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I could totally identify Mari’s role

I could totally identify Mari’s role

By • on August 2, 2012

On the street people recognize her from her role, but Kata Toldi, the female star of the film, Just the Wind has no job- just like before. She lives in a beautiful little town near Budapest with her family, and she raises her daughter alone. People shout „actress” when she goes on the street,

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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, has been intentionally writing anti-Romani stories and therefore directly encouraging the growth of racism in society. Safr believes Romani people

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