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Research & Advocacy: Roma killed by unknown gunmen in France
15 July 1997

Research & Advocacy: Mayor orders trench to be dug around Romani camp in France
10 September 1998

News & Events: EU urged to look within
12 December 2000

News & Events: ERRC Written Comments on Roma Rights Issues in France, for Consideration by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination at its 66th session, February 21-March 11, 2005
22 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: Litigating cases on behalf of Roma before the Court and Commission in Strasbourg
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: Denial of basic rights: the marginalisation of Romani refugees in France
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Roma granted asylum
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: The Poorest Teach Us the Indivisibility of Human Rights
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: UN organisations report on racial discrimination against Roma
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Travellers Law not Enforced in France
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma evicted from Paris camp
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: French mayors protest Romani gathering
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Roma and Sinti voices on the right to education in France
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Chronicle
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: More Roma Expelled from France
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Case of shooting by police in France to be reopened
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Strict Law on Itinerants in France
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Fifteen more Hungarian Roma receive asylum in France
15 August 2001

News & Events: France: International Review Committee on Racism Hears of Impunity for Anti-Gypsy Actions
22 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: News roundup: Snapshots from around Europe
10 April 1997

Research & Advocacy: Roma Revolt After Police Killing in France
10 April 1997

News & Events: UN Anti-Racism Committee Concerned about Roma Rights in France - The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) welcomes the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) findings on France
24 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Reviews France
21 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance Issues Report on France
21 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Television Station in France Accused of Incitement to Racial Hatred
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Always Somewhere Else: Anti-Gypsyism in France
28 November 2005

Research & Advocacy: Sa po aver than: Anti-Ciganizmo ande Franca
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: French National Assembly Proposes Property Tax for Travellers
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: European Roma Rights Centre Releases France Country Report
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: Gendarmes Conduct Illegal Raid in Romani Community in France
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: French Romani Representatives Lobby the Pope for Better Co-operation with French Church-Based Organisations
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: French Mayor Sentenced After Setting Fire to Romani Camp
18 May 2007

Research & Advocacy: Employment Activating Social Assistance Schemes Not Working for Roma and Travellers
18 June 2007

Research & Advocacy: Très Difficile: Problematic of Civic Associations' Intervention in Human Rights Situations
18 June 2007

Research & Advocacy: Right to Housing Law Passed in France
19 June 2007

Research & Advocacy: New Security Law in France Targets Travellers
20 November 2007

News & Events: Evicted Roma Families at Risk in France
21 March 2012

News & Events: Equality Law Fails, Roma Evictions Increase in France
6 February 2018

Strategic Litigation: ERRC v France, Collective Complaint 51/2008 (discrimination, housing, social protection)
25 March 2014

News & Events: France discriminates against Roma and Travellers in violation of the European Social Charter
2 March 2010

News & Events: France 24: Outrage as Sarkozy says nomadic groups pose 'problems'
24 July 2010

News & Events: ERRC Urges French President to Halt Mass Eviction and Expulsion Plans for Roma and Travellers
29 July 2010

News & Events: Al Jazeera: Expelling the Roma
4 August 2010

News & Events: SPOTLIGHT ON FRANCE: Targeted Evictions and Deportations of Roma
19 August 2010

Resource Centre: Basic Facts on Roma - France
28 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on France (August 2010)
23 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on France (February 2005)
8 February 2005

News & Events: ERRC Provides European Commission Evidence of French Violations of EU Law
28 September 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Violations of EU Law by France (September 2010)
27 September 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Violations of EU Law by France (August 2010)
27 August 2010

Resource Centre: Freedom of movement
5 May 2011

Research & Advocacy: Hors d’ici! Anti-tsiganisme en France
28 November 2005

News & Events: No Place for Roma: French and Italian Authorities Aggressively Evict Roma
11 August 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on France (July 2012)
10 July 2012

News & Events: Roma Evicted in France as New Government Fails to Find New Solutions
10 August 2012

News & Events: Roma evictions: François Hollande, This Policy is Harmful and Ineffective
13 August 2012

News & Events: Hollande Should Keep His Election Promises Regarding Roma
22 August 2012

News & Events: ERRC editorial in EUobserver: France needs to stop Roma evictions
4 September 2012

News & Events: ERRC Calls on French Authorities to Halt Planned Eviction
28 September 2012

News & Events: ERRC Calls for Strong Response by French Authorities to Marseille Violence
1 October 2012

News & Events: Roma in France Face Multiple Evictions
8 March 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on France (April 2013)
8 April 2013

News & Events: France: New Census Shows Forced Evictions of Roma on the Rise
3 July 2013

Research & Advocacy: France: Country Profile 2011-2012
17 July 2013

News & Events: ERRC Condemns Hitler Hate Speech Against Roma
24 July 2013

News & Events: France Fails on Roma Policy as More Migrants Evicted and Left with Nowhere to Go
27 September 2013

News & Events: European Court of Human Rights Condemns France for Traveller Evictions
17 October 2013

News & Events: Forced Evictions of Roma double in France, as Authorities Pursue Failed, Expensive Policy
14 January 2014

Research & Advocacy: France: Profil de pays 2011-2012
15 January 2014

Strategic Litigation: Winterstein and Others v France
29 April 2016

News & Events: Forced Evictions in France: Absurdly Stubborn, Stubbornly Absurd
7 April 2014

Strategic Litigation: In-house ERRC Training: How to Represent an Applicant Before the European Court of Human Rights
10 April 2014

News & Events: The European Court of Human Rights is Questioning France’s Evictions Policy
22 May 2014

News & Events: ERRC Urges French Authorities to Fully Investigate Lynching of Romani Minor
18 June 2014

News & Events: France Continues to Evict Roma on a Massive Scale
10 July 2014

News & Events: No Place in School for Roma Children in France?
28 July 2014

News & Events: Romani Children Talk About Access to Education in France
30 July 2014

Research & Advocacy: Destroying Progress / Progressing Destruction: EU Romani Women and Children in France
16 September 2014

Research & Advocacy: Destroying Progress/Progressing Destruction: EU Romani Women and Children in France
16 September 2014

Research & Advocacy: Destruction des progrès, progression des destructions : Les femmes et enfants roms, citoyens européens en France
16 September 2014

Strategic Litigation: Hirtu and Others v France
19 January 2015

News & Events: Violent, Unfair, Unlawful and Shameful: France Evicted Close to 3 Romani Settlements per Week in 2014
3 February 2015

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on France (April 2015)
9 April 2015

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on France (June 2015)
8 June 2015

News & Events: 150 Roma Evicted Weekly By French Authorities
10 July 2015

Human Rights Education: Ararat Gocmen
6 July 2015

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: France
10 August 2015

News & Events: Census of Forced Evictions of Roma in France - 3rd quarter of 2015
15 October 2015

News & Events: The European Roma Rights Centre calls on Paris public authorities to halt unlawful evictions immediately
5 February 2016

News & Events: More than 11.000 Roma migrants forcefully evicted in France in 2015
12 January 2016

News & Events: Combating Hate Crime and Hate Speech in France and Italy
4 February 2016

News & Events: Lotta contro i Crimini e l’Incitamento all’Odio Razziale in Francia e in Italia
5 February 2016

News & Events: Lutte contre les Crimes de Haine et les Propos Haineux en France et en Italie
5 February 2016

News & Events: France on a Collision Course with Europe Over its Evictions Policy
18 March 2016

News & Events: Recent Forced Evictions in France: the Calm before the Storm
13 July 2016

News & Events: ERRC & FARE Network Take Further Action against Racist England Football Fans
29 July 2016

News & Events: French Left and Right unite on mass evictions of Roma: Hollande’s socialists force thousands more Roma onto the streets
12 December 2016

News & Events: Thousands of Roma Forced onto Streets of France in 2016
7 February 2017

News & Events: Does Separating Romani Schoolchildren in France Violate the Equality Principle or Establish Ethnic Discrimination?
11 May 2017

News & Events: Macron Election Call Out
5 May 2017

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on France (June 2017)
30 June 2017

News & Events: Will Macron Turn the Tide on Roma Evictions? New Report Shows Thousands of Roma Made Homeless in 2017
10 August 2017

News & Events: Thousands Made Homeless in France: Will Government Cease Roma Evictions During Winter Months?
9 November 2017

ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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