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.
A row has erupted over a memo in which the managers of a Skopje mall purportedly ordered that Roma employees be fired from the food court, Balkan Insight reports.
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,
Did you miss Sutka Roma Rap’s performance at last month’s Tocak launch in Skopje at the MKC Club? The full concert has been posted on YouTube and can now be seen here.
Today Transitions and its partners will present www.tocak.org, a news and information portal on Roma issues in the Balkans. The event, which takes place between 19:00 and 21:00 CET on Wednesday, 26 September at MKC Club in Skopje, will also feature
This week Transitions and its partners will present www.tocak.org, a news and information portal on Roma issues in the Balkans. The event, which takes place between 19:00 and 21:00 CET on Wednesday, 26 September at MKC Club in Skopje, will also feature
In an interview with Mr. Aivo Orav, the Head of the EU Delegation to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), we tackled issues regarding the country’s Roma population and the implementation of the EU-supported Roma Decade project. We have also talked about the general problems that Roma
When you head for the first time towards the municipality of Suto Orizari, you expect a welcome from the main characters of the documentary “Sutka book of records”. This particularly popular movie from 2005 has catalyzed the creation of various stereotypes about Suto Orizari and, in its unique way,
“Please give me 10 denars”. This is one of the most common sentences that children say on streets, crossroads and squares inMacedonia. Many of them beg every day for bread, but it is widely believed that some of them also beg so they could buy psychotropic substances, such as glue or heroin.
If you type words such as “exit controls” or “travel bans” into any search engine, the results will inevitably include countries like Pakistan or China, which can hardly be labelled democratic. And yet, these words have recently experienced a new, sad revival in a place in Europe, the Balkans.