SUPPORTER OF THE WEB SIDE

MR. AGUSH DEMIROVSKI FROM MACEDONIA

NEVER SAY AND JUDGE OTHER PEOPLE BEFORE LEARN ABOUT THEM WHO THEY ARE

Nazi genocide of Europe’s Roma and Sinti population.



Europe’s Roma and Sinti people (often labelled as ‘Gypsies’ historically) were targeted by the Nazis for total destruction. The Porrajmos, or Porajmos, which translates to 'the Devouring', is the term used to describe the Nazi genocide of Europe’s Roma and Sinti populationMore than 200,000 Roma and Sinti were murdered or died as a result of starvation or disease; around 25% of the pre-war population. Many more were imprisoned, used as forced labour or subject to forced sterilisation and medical experimentation.

Ukraine: One Romani man killed and others injured, including child, during yet another neo-Nazi pogrom

During the late night hours of Saturday, 23 and the early morning hours of Sunday, 24 June yet another attack was perpetrated by neo-Nazis against a Romani encampment in Ukraine. A Romani man was killed and others injured, including a 10-year-old boy.
Police have arrested seven attackers involved. According to the initial reporting, an organized neo-Nazi group is behind the attack.
"On 23 June at 23:25 a police official announced that a group of unidentified masked persons had attacked a camp where Romani citizens were living in the forest on the outskirts of Lviv," Ukrainian Police reported. According to the head of the Ukrainian National Police, Sergij Knyazjev, seven youths have been arrested who are suspected of having participated in the attack.
The attackers were aged between 16 and 17 and are Lviv residents. The 20-year-old organizer of the attack was also arrested.

Roma and Travellers Team-5th Opre Meeting 31.05.2018


The 5th OPRE Platform was collaborately organised with the 6th CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights (“4Social Rights Platform”) which was hosted by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in Belfast 15-16 May 2018. The 1st Joint Meeting of the 4Social Rights and the “OPRE” platforms initiated a debate on the protection of the rights to accommodation of Travellers and the rights to housing of Roma and highlighted the human cost of evictions of both Travellers and Roma.

Alone Together: Strength and Solidarity Between the Roma and African American Communities—Harvard FXB’s Sixth Annual International Roma Day Event

By Susan Lloyd McGarry
This spring semester Harvard FXB has sponsored or convened three events that brought students and Roma scholars together and suggested some possible future directions in the struggle for Roma rights and in Harvard FXB’s Roma research..