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Joseph Town, Budapest: Dangerous Gypsy district beckons tourists http://www.news...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:36pm
Joseph Town, Budapest: Dangerous Gypsy district beckons tourists
http://www.news.com.au/travel/world-travel/the-city-you-wont-find-in-guidebooks/story-e6frfqbr-1227361128594


The city you won’t find in guidebooks
www.news.com.au
A GRITTY Budapest neighbourhood that’s been compared to parts of New York City is hoping to attract visitors with a new tour about its history and unique ethnic mix.

Jobbik mayor accused of forcing out poor Roma tenants in Ózd http://www.politics...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:35pm
Jobbik mayor accused of forcing out poor Roma tenants in Ózd
http://www.politics.hu/20150520/jobbik-mayor-accused-of-forcing-out-poor-roma-tenants-in-ozd/


Jobbik mayor accused of forcing out poor Roma tenants in Ózd
www.politics.hu
With a “scandalous housing regulation”, the far-right Jobbik mayor of Ózd, in north-east Hungary, is forcing poor people – many of them Roma – out of their homes, the Dialogue for Hungary (PM) party said. Bence Tordai, PM’s spokesman, told a news conference that “the chief intent” of Dávid Janiczak,…

Valeriu Nicolae: How to waste 3.45 million https://valeriucnicolae.wordpress.com...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:33pm
Valeriu Nicolae: How to waste 3.45 million
https://valeriucnicolae.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/how-to-waste-yet-another-3-450-000-eur/


How to waste (yet another) 3.450.000 EUR
valeriucnicolae.wordpress.com
These are the actions proposed by the last call on Roma of the European Commission*. Data collection and surveys; Conducting scientific research or other scientific activities in the field of antid...

Ombudsman claims discrimination in EU projects – POLITICO http://www.politico.eu...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:32pm
Ombudsman claims discrimination in EU projects – POLITICO
http://www.politico.eu/article/ombudsman-goes-after-discrimination-in-eu-projects/


Ombudsman claims discrimination in EU projects
www.politico.eu
Watchdog found that many EU-funded projects do not comply with the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Norway Roma treatment needs improving, says Council of Europe http://theforeigne...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:31pm
Norway Roma treatment needs improving, says Council of Europe
http://theforeigner.no/pages/news/norway-roma-treatment-needs-improving-says-council-of-europe/


Norway Roma treatment needs improving, says Council of Europe
theforeigner.no
The Roma community in Oslo and how they are treated is cause for concern, the COE’s new report states.

Justice, morality and exclusion from the law: the case of the Roma in Finland ht...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:30pm
Justice, morality and exclusion from the law: the case of the Roma in Finland
https://www.opendemocracy.net/opensecurity/raluca-bianca-roman/justice-morality-and-exclusion-from-law-case-of-roma-in-finland


Justice, morality and exclusion from the law: the case of the Roma in Finland
www.opendemocracy.net
‘Culture’ appears to be both an easy way in and out of understanding the complexity of the ‘moral’ and the ‘just’ among minority or excluded groups. From States of Impunity.

New project to tackle discrimination against Manchester's Roma community by scho...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:29pm
New project to tackle discrimination against Manchester's Roma community by schools and social services
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/new-project-tackle-discrimination-against-9290714


New project to tackle discrimination against Manchester's Roma community
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk
Manchester Town hall joins University of Manchester project to give a voice to marginalised families and help them use council services

Neighborhoods: Hidden gems, history and ethnic mix in Budapest's gritty 8th Dist...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:28pm
Neighborhoods: Hidden gems, history and ethnic mix in Budapest's gritty 8th District
http://www.startribune.com/neighborhoods-exploring-budapest-s-gritty-8th-district/304226681/


Neighborhoods: Hidden gems, history and ethnic mix in Budapest's gritty 8th District
www.startribune.com
A gritty Budapest neighborhood that's been compared to parts of New York City is hoping to attract visitors with a new tour about its history and unique ethnic mix.

Roma and Sinti women activists discuss gender equality issues at OSCE/ODIHR cons...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:27pm
Roma and Sinti women activists discuss gender equality issues at OSCE/ODIHR consultation meeting
http://www.osce.org/odihr/158801


Roma and Sinti women activists discuss gender equality issues at OSCE/ODIHR consultation meeting...
www.osce.org
The promotion of gender equality was among the challenges faced by Roma and Sinti women that were the focus of a consultation meeting for Roma and Sinti women activists at the Warsaw headquarters of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on 18 and 19 May 2015.

Belfast Trust launch DVD to support Romanian Roma families http://www.careappoin...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:26pm
Belfast Trust launch DVD to support Romanian Roma families
http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/northern-ireland/item/37210-belfast-trust-launch-dvd-to-support-romanian-roma-families


Belfast Trust launch DVD to support Romanian Roma families
www.careappointments.co.uk
A new muli-agency DVD has been launched by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to support Roman...

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon fined after racially discriminating against travelling...

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:25pm
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon fined after racially discriminating against travelling community by refusing entry to 8 people
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pub-chain-jd-wetherspoon-fined-5719731


JD Wetherspoon fined after racially discriminating against travelling community
www.mirror.co.uk
JD Wetherspoon was made to pay £24,000 at the High Court, £3,000 for each of eight people refused entry to one of its 930 pubs

Recent months have witnessed intense debate and even dissension within Roma civi...

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 1:27am
Recent months have witnessed intense debate and even dissension within Roma civil society and academia, which centres on the validity, purpose and structure of Europe wide bodies such as the European Roma Traveller Forum (ERTF), European Academic Network on Romani Studies (EANRS) and the proposed European Roma Institute (ERI). Romani politics has seen over the years a number of transnational umbrella coalitions being established and often bedevilled by top down agendas lacking the firm foundations of a strong grassroots movement. The fate and future of Europe-wide Roma initiatives may be dependent on a ‘Roma Awakening’ which actually nurtures within Romani communities transformative change which is not subverted or stifled by policy makers and funders.

Read more http://www.errc.org/blog/the-roma-awakening/60  


The Roma Awakening
www.errc.org
Recent months have witnessed intense debate and even dissension within Roma civil society and academia, which centres ...</p>

Will the pig farm on the Roma Holocaust site still be part of the Czech reality...

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:44am
Will the pig farm on the Roma Holocaust site still be part of the Czech reality in 2020?
https://romadebates.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/pig-farm-reality/


Will the pig farm on the Roma Holocaust site still be part of the Czech reality in 2020?
romadebates.wordpress.com
What takes place around the pig farm in Lety by Písek continues to tell us important, interesting things about Czech society, about the level of our public discussions, about the nature and purpose...

The Roma - a different story http://bright-green.org/2015/05/19/the-roma-a-diffe...

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:19am
The Roma - a different story
http://bright-green.org/2015/05/19/the-roma-a-different-story/


The Roma – a different story | Bright Green
bright-green.org
Roma, a widely dispersed group of people living in most of the European countries. Infamous for the majority, forgotten by the institutions, and neglected in

Council of Europe calls on Norway to scrap local begging bans http://www.channel...

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:51am
Council of Europe calls on Norway to scrap local begging bans
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/council-of-europe-calls/1855676.html


Council of Europe calls on Norway to scrap local begging bans
www.channelnewsasia.com
The Council of Europe said that Norway should scrap a law allowing local councils to ban begging, describing it as "discriminatory" against Roma immigrants.

Open Society Voices: We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Inst...

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:14pm
Open Society Voices: We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Institute
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/we-want-hear-what-you-think-about-european-roma-institute


We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Institute
www.opensocietyfoundations.org
The idea has been around for decades. Now we we’re making it a reality—and we want your feedback.

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