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A new report on 'The State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Eur...

European Roma Rights Centre - 5 hours 2 min ago
A new report on 'The State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe' was published by Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland last week.

One chapter (from p. 46) reports about the situation of Roma across Europe.

Secretary General Jagland stated that “Europe is in its biggest human rights crisis since the Cold War.” He called on all member states to comply fully with the European Convention on Human Rights.



New Council of Europe Report: “Europe is in its biggest human rights crisis since the Cold War.”
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COE portal

Macedonia: DUI again seek support from Roma people and Turkish minority http://w...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - 6 hours 56 min ago
Macedonia: DUI again seek support from Roma people and Turkish minority
http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2014/04/23/333957/macedonia-dui-again-seek-support-from-roma-people-and-turkish-minority.html


Macedonia: DUI again seek support from Roma people and Turkish minority
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Skopje. Leader of the election ticket of Democratic Union for Integration (DUI) at the 5th constituency Musa Djaferi called on Roma people and Turkish minority again to support the party. This became clear at a party’s campaign rally in Kicevo, Mediafax reported.

Jobbik Takes Aim at Roma: Hungarian Political Party Singles Out Gypsies as a Sou...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - 6 hours 57 min ago
Jobbik Takes Aim at Roma: Hungarian Political Party Singles Out Gypsies as a Source of Trouble
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303949704579459031888499824


Hungarian political party Jobbik wins gains with platform that singles out Roma as a source of...
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Hungarian political party Jobbik has won gains with a platform that singles out Roma, or Gypsies, as a source of trouble.

The Macedonian Case: Pleasant Fiction http://roma.idebate.org/news-articles/mac...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - 6 hours 59 min ago
The Macedonian Case: Pleasant Fiction
http://roma.idebate.org/news-articles/macedonian-case-pleasant-fiction


The Macedonian Case: Pleasant Fiction
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The Macedonian Case: Pleasant Fiction Opening Remarks: Regardless of the fact that in many occasions Macedonian Government proudly announces that the Roma Community in the State is well integrated a

Syriza drops Roma candidate from European Parliament race http://www.enetenglish...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - 7 hours 39 sec ago
Syriza drops Roma candidate from European Parliament race
http://www.enetenglish.gr/?i=news.en.article&id=1871


Syriza drops Roma candidate from European Parliament race
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A section of Thrace's Muslim minority was not happy with Suleiman's candidacy because of her attempts to differentiate the Roma community from the wider Turkish-speaking Muslim community in the region

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Roma Rights Network - 13 hours 44 min ago

Roma community still stigmatized as EU attempts to address problem
online.wsj.com
A decade after countries with large Roma, or Gypsy, populations started joining the EU, the bloc is aiming to overcome centuries of discrimination that have kept the Roma disproportionately uneducated, jobless and poor.

European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - 13 hours 49 min ago
European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303949704579459022620002030



Roma community still stigmatized as EU attempts to address problem
online.wsj.com
A decade after countries with large Roma, or Gypsy, populations started joining the EU, the bloc is aiming to overcome centuries of discrimination that have kept the Roma disproportionately uneducated, jobless and poor.

Granada, Spain - 5th European Conference on Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health h...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23pm
Granada, Spain - 5th European Conference on Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health
http://www.amalipe.com/index.php?nav=news&id=1940&lang=2


Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe"
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d d In line with this topic Center Amalipe presented a good example in its work within the program Community monitoring of the healthcare services.

Is Roma unemployment a cause or an effect? http://romadebates.wordpress.com/2014...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:15pm
Is Roma unemployment a cause or an effect?
http://romadebates.wordpress.com/2014/04/23/is-roma-unemployment-a-cause-or-an-effect/


Is Roma unemployment a cause or an effect?
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Ondřej Vaculík recently wrote in DeníkReferendum.cz: "I find myself in complete agreement with representatives of the Czech Labor Office when it comes to the dead-end position of the Romani communi...

A month ago we published a report on &quot;Overrepresentation of Romani Children in &#039;...

European Roma Rights Centre - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:51pm
A month ago we published a report on "Overrepresentation of Romani Children in 'Special Schools' in Serbia".

As a follow-up we produced a legal briefing on the segregation of Roma students in special education that you can check here:
--> http://www.errc.org/cms/upload/file/factsheet-on-special-education-segregation-25-march-2014.pdf


A Long Way to Go: Overrepresentation of Romani Children in “Special Schools” in Serbia
www.errc.org

&quot;A decade after countries with large Roma populations started joining the EU, th...

European Roma Rights Centre - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:32pm
"A decade after countries with large Roma populations started joining the EU, the bloc is aiming to raise their standard of living."

In Eforie, Romania, more than 100 Roma had their homes demolished by the local government in September 2013 and were left without alternative accommodation. The ERRC is litigating the case.


EU aims to address Roma poverty a decade after countries with large Gypsy populations joined bloc.
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A decade after countries with large Roma, or Gypsy, populations started joining the EU, the bloc is aiming to overcome centuries of discrimination that have kept the Roma disproportionately uneducated, jobless and poor.

Center for European Studies at New York University - May 2, 2014: Ethel Brooks,...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:26pm
Center for European Studies at New York University - May 2, 2014: Ethel Brooks, "Fraught Intimacies: Entwined Histories - Jews, Romani, German - of the (Post) Holocaust"
http://gendertransformationeurope.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/may-2-2014-ethel-brooks-fraught-intimacies-entwined-histories-jews-romani-german-of-the-post-holocaust/


May 2, 2014: Ethel Brooks, "Fraught Intimacies: Entwined Histories — Jews, Romani, German — of...
gendertransformationeurope.wordpress.com
Please join us for a talk on May 2, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Ethel Brooks, associate professor, Departments of Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology, Rutgers University "Fraught Intimacies: Entwined Histor...

Petition: Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada http://...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:42pm
Petition: Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada
http://www.change.org/petitions/minister-chris-alexander-let-the-pusuma-family-stay-in-canada


Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada
www.change.org
The Pusuma family needs our help right now to stay in Canada, and stay safe. Jozsef, Timea, and their daughter Viktoria, fled Hungary 4 years ago....

Romedia Foundation Article: Roma Slavery In The Romanian Territories: A Catch-22...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:40pm
Romedia Foundation Article: Roma Slavery In The Romanian Territories: A Catch-22 Of History And Recognition
http://romediafoundation.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/roma-slavery-in-the-romanian-territories-a-catch-22-of-history-and-recognition/


Roma Slavery in the Romanian Territories: A Catch-22 of History and Recognition
romediafoundation.wordpress.com
“Madness! Madness! The hordes are at the gates!” For almost five centuries, Roma lived as slaves in the Romanian Principalities, from the moment of their birth, as the code of Wallachia mentions in...

Southeast European times: Macedonia promotes education for Roma population http:...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:50am
Southeast European times: Macedonia promotes education for Roma population
http://www.setimes.com/cocoon/setimes/xhtml/en_GB/features/setimes/features/2014/04/21/feature-01


Macedonia promotes education for Roma population
setimes.com
The government and civil society are funding and implementing programmes for young Roma to attend school and improve their social integration.

Petition: Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada http://...

Roma Virtual Network on fb - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:45am
Petition: Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada
http://www.change.org/petitions/minister-chris-alexander-let-the-pusuma-family-stay-in-canada


Minister Chris Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada
www.change.org
The Pusuma family needs our help right now to stay in Canada, and stay safe. Jozsef, Timea, and their daughter Viktoria, fled Hungary 4 years ago....

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