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Research & Advocacy: Greek authorities resettle Roma of Ano Liosia in restrictive camp
15 July 1997

Research & Advocacy: Orthodox priest in Greece refuses to baptize Romani children
10 September 1998

Research & Advocacy: Agrammatos
10 September 1998

Research & Advocacy: Police killing and abuses in Greece
10 September 1998

Research & Advocacy: ERRC Letter to the Prime Minister of Greece Simitis Megaro Maximou
23 May 1997

News & Events: ERRC Letter to the Prime Minister of Greece Simitis Megaro Maximou
23 May 1997

News & Events: ERRC protests government destruction of Romani dwellings in Greece - press statement
1 March 1999

News & Events: Open letter to the Prime Minister of Greece
20 September 1999

News & Events: Action on Segregation of Roma in Greek Schools
13 February 2006

News & Events: ERRC Letter to Greek Prime Minister
19 May 2000

News & Events: ERRC letter to Greek prosecutor in eviction case
17 May 2001

News & Events: Police Abuse in Greece
19 November 2001

News & Events: Greek Roma Bring Police Brutality Claim to European Court of Human Rights
15 August 2002

News & Events: Joint European Roma Rights Center/Greek Helsinki Monitor Letter to Mr. Filippos Petsalnikos, Greek Minister of Justice
24 July 2003

News & Events: ERRC/GHM Legal Action in Greek Police Killing of Romani Man
14 October 2003

News & Events: ERRC/IHF: Harassment of Roma in Greece
20 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Greek Roma settlements: police raids, inhuman conditions
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: Abuse of Roma by police and municipal authorities in Greece
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Greece: charges brought against policemen for abuse of Roma in detention
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: ERRC letter to the Chief Prosecutor of Greece concerning the destruction of Romani dwellings
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Greek authorities still have not completed promised accommodation for Roma
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: Public school in Greece closes in order to exclude Romani children
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Grants Awarded
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Statement by the Secretary General of the International Romani Union on the Situation of Roma in Greece
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romani Youth Sexually Harassed by Police in Detention in Greece
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: UN Committee Criticises Greece over Treatment of Roma
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romani Woman Suffers Miscarriage after Being Beaten during Police Raid in Greece
7 May 2002

News & Events: ERRC Letters of Concern February 2005 - European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) Urges Authorities in Greece, Italy, Spain, Russia and Sweden to Cease Violations of Roma Rights
28 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: Continuing Violence against Roma in Greece
7 May 2002

News & Events: Government Forced to Explain Housing Rights Abuses of Roma
11 October 2004

Research & Advocacy: Municipal authorities in Greece expel Roma
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: Greek court acquits police officer in killing case
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Stereotypical Romani Images Portrayed in Greek Olympic Closing Ceremony
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Circular Bans the Use of Derogatory References to Roma by Greek Police
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Greek municipalities evict Roma
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Expel first: housing policy for Roma in Greece
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: First Ever Conviction of a Greek Policeman for Abuse of Roma
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Greek Ombudsman Pressures Authorities to Act
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Low Romani Attendance in Greek Schools
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Suffer Discrimination in Access to Health Care in Greece
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Refused Registration in Municipal Rolls in Greece
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police attempt to evict families from settlement in Greece
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: Abusive police raids on Romani communities in Greece
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Greek authorities evict Roma
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Roma Experience Difficulties Accessing Adequate Housing in Greece
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Faces of Romani Statelessness in Greece
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Nea Zoe Romani Settlement Again Threatened with Eviction in Greece
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Housing Rights in Greece: First ERRC Action Under the European Social Charter
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Greek Authorities Fail to Adequately Discipline and Prosecute Police Officers for Human Rights Violations against Roma
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Extreme Harm to Roma Living in Substandard Conditions
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Greek Police Issue Anti-Romani Document
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Reviews Greece
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police brutality against Roma in Greece
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: Aliens of gypsy Descent: Romani images in the Greek press
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: Mayor of Greek city makes racist comments about Roma; more evictions of Roma in Greece
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: Threatened evictions of Roma in Greece
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Evictions, threatened evictions, destruction of property, harassment of Roma by authorities in Greece
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Council of Europe official decries
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: News roundup: Snapshots from around Europe
7 November 2001

News & Events: Authorities in Greece Leave Romani Family Homeless After Demolishing Their Home
22 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: Killing of Romani man by police in Greece
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Denial of Justice for Roma in Greece
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Unsuccessful Relocation of Romani Community
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Romani Children Access Education in Greece
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Greek Police Officer Dismissed for Shooting a Romani Man in 2001
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Highly Irregular Greek Police Investigation into the Ill-Treatment of Romani Men by Police Officers
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Homes Intended for Roma Given to Non-Roma in Greece
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Albanian Roma Evicted in Greece
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Physical Abuse of Roma by Greek Police
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Police Officer Sentenced for Killing Romani Man in Greece
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Community expulsions in Greece
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Tenuous Living Conditions for Roma Throughout Greece
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police Abuse of Roma in Greece
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe Visits Greece
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: European Commission on Racism and Intolerance Issues Third Report on Greece
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Not enough action: government policy on Roma in Greece
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Greece criticised by the UN for its treatment of Roma
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Police Excesses against Roma in Greece
10 April 1997

Research & Advocacy: Roma forbidden access to the rubbish dump in Aspropyrgos, Greece
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Popular TV show brings Romani issues to the majority in Greece
15 May 1998

News & Events: House Demolitions of Roma in Greece Continue
9 November 2004

Research & Advocacy: Roma face housing rights' violations in Greece
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Roma Charged Under Sanitary Decree Found Not Guilty
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Racist Attempts by Greek Authorities to Keep Roma Out of Their Territories
28 May 2004

News & Events: No End Yet to Housing Rights Abuses in Greece
2 August 2005

News & Events: UN Critical of Greece's Roma Rights Record - United Nations Social and Economic Rights Body Concerned at
22 June 2004

Research & Advocacy: Another Forced Eviction of Albanian Roma in Greece
11 March 2005

News & Events: United Nations Committee against Torture Reviews Greece
11 March 2005

News & Events: Joint Letter to Ms Marietta Yannakou, the Greek Minister of Education
15 April 2005

News & Events: Greece Systematically Frustrates Fundamental Rights of Roma to Adequate Housing
8 June 2005

Research & Advocacy: Challeging Ongoing Forced Evictions of Roma in Greece
21 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Human Rights Committee Reviews First State Report Issued by Greece
21 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: European Committee of Social Rights Rules Greece in Violation of Three Separate Aspects of the European Social Charter
21 July 2005

News & Events: Greece in Breach of Articles 3 and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights
14 December 2005

Research & Advocacy: ECtHR Finds Greece Guilty of Inhuman and Degrading Treatment of Two Romani Men
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: UN Special Rapporteur Urges Greece to Protect the Rights of Minors
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: ERRC and IHF Urge Greek Education Minister to End Roma School Segregation
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Presents Report on Greece
13 November 2006

Strategic Litigation: ERRC Urges Council of Europe Committee of Ministers to Adopt Roma-Related Recommendations to Greece
17 May 2007

Research & Advocacy: Ongoing Evictions of Roma in Greece
18 May 2007

Research & Advocacy: Equal Rights for the Romani Population
18 June 2007

News & Events: ERRC Urges UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Intervene to Cease Illegal Evictions of Roma in Greece
18 July 2007

Research & Advocacy: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Addresses Situation of Roma in Greece
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: European Court of Human Rights Rules in Favour of 17-Year-Old Romani Boy Shot by Greek Police
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: Greek Authorities Illegally Evicting Roma as Part of
20 November 2007

Strategic Litigation: ERRC Welcomes European Court Judgment on Segregated Education of Roma in Greece
6 June 2008

Strategic Litigation: ERRC v Greece, Collective Complaint 15/2003 (discrimination, housing)
25 March 2014

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

Research & Advocacy: Cleaning Operations: Excluding Roma in Greece
30 April 2003

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Committee of Social Rights on Greece, Hungary and Turkey (December 2003)
1 December 2003

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN UPR on Greece (November 2010)
19 November 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CRC on Greece (July 2011)
26 July 2011

News & Events: ERRC Urges Restraint and Responsible Reporting in Child Removal Cases
22 October 2013

News & Events: Athens: This is not a protest. This as a pogrom.
21 June 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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