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Research & Advocacy: Roma from Slovakia seek asylum in the United Kingdom
10 September 1998

Research & Advocacy: The education of Romanies and other Travellers in England and Wales
10 September 1998

Research & Advocacy: Police Call for More Gypsy/Traveller Accommodation Sites in the Wake of Tensions over Illegal Sites
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Appeal By Teen Who Killed Traveller Boy in the UK Rejected
16 December 2004

News & Events: ERRC Press Release on Events in Great Britain
22 October 1997

News & Events: ERRC reaction to UK reintroducing visas for Slovak citizens
8 October 1998

Research & Advocacy: Positive Action as a Tool in Promoting Access to Employment
31 March 2006

News & Events: Statement of the European Roma Rights Center on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights
2 November 2000

News & Events: UN on United Kingdom's Compliance with International Anti-Discrimination Convention
1 September 2003

Research & Advocacy: Protecting Romani Refugees around Europe: A Position Paper by the European Roma Rights Center
4 June 1999

Research & Advocacy: UK judge protests detention of male Romani refugees
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: „Wish you weren’t here” - The response of the British press to Romani asylum seekers
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: Field report: Britain and France
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: "Love thy neighbour"
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Racially motivated violence against Romani asylum seekers in England
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Dover, United Kingdom
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Towards Realising a Right to Positive Action for Roma in Europe: Connors v. UK
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: UK government may have illegally given Roma asylum; intense anti-Gypsyism in the British press
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: European Court rejects UK Gypsy applicants
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Riot and Fire in Detention Facility in U.K.
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Government report finds Gypsy Travellers particularly hindered in UK schools
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: ERRC amicus curiae brief in U.K. Gypsy housing case
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: The First Romani Mayor in the United Kingdom: Inaugural Speech of Mr Charles Smith
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: British Home Secretary Jack Straw reported for inciting racial hatred
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: Traditional British Romani horse fair threatened
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Realising the child's right to participate
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: UK Members of Parliament Question the Idea of Safe Country of Origin List
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Not Enough Sites For Gypsy/Travellers in the UK
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma evicted from site in Wales; Traveller education dealt blow in Britain
7 December 1999

News & Events: European Roma Rights Centre and six Czech Romani Plaintiffs Win Landmark Racial Discrimination Case against UK Government
10 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Institutional racism: lessons from the U.K.
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Racism: denial and acknowledgement
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: 18 Romani families face eviction in United Kingdom
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Chronicle
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Roma protest ban on traditional fair in U.K.
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: British officials continue policy of stopping Roma at Czech airport; Czech Roma and ERRC sue U.K. government
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: European Court Finds UK Violated Traveller's Right to Respect for Private Life
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: UK Residents Burn Gypsy/Traveller Effigies in Fire
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: European MEPs Force British Tabloid to Clarify Anti-Romani Statements
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Travellers Face Forced Eviction and Protests against their Sites in UK
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Travellers Forcibly Evicted in the UK
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Another Group of Czech Roma Expelled from the UK
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: UK Anti-Discrimination Body Announces Crack Down on Anti-Gypsy Signs
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Traveller Boy Killed by Teenagers in UK
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Ethnic Monitoring, Gypsies and Travellers
26 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Luke Clements - Turning the Tide
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: UK Court Rejects Claim of Czech Roma and ERRC
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Enforcement of Rights under the Equality Legislation in Northern Ireland
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Repeated Collective Expulsions of Roma from UK
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: A Unified Approach to Equality Law
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: The European Court of Human Rights Turns Down the First Case
12 October 1996

Research & Advocacy: Roma, asylum, and the visa war
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Letter to the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom
5 January 1999

Strategic Litigation: The Gypsy Council and Others v. the United Kingdom - Assembly
4 June 2004

Research & Advocacy: U.K. municipality forced to provide a permanent site for Gypsy community
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: An emerging consensus on the special needs of minorities: the lessons of Chapman v. UK
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Ethnic discrimination enshrined in U.K. law
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Shotgun attack on Travellers in England
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Landmark decision by Scottish Parliament to recognise Scottish Travellers
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Gypsy Families Granted Planning Permission After Long Battle with Local Council While Others Still Fighting in the UK
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Study Finds Traveller Children Not Attending School in the UK
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Government Restricts Benefits for Immigrants Prior to the Accession of 10 New States to the EU after Racist Campaign against Roma in UK Media
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Victory in ERRC
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Gypsy/Travellers Face Continuing Threats of Eviction in UK
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Report on Health Status of Gypsy/Travellers Published in UK
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Travellers Forcibly Evicted from Campsites, One Significant Win in Securing Caravan Site
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Protests against Proposed Amendment to Unauthorised Encampment Law in the UK
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Political Campaign in Britain Targets Gypsies and Travellers
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Dale Farm Evictions
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: British Newspaper Report Provokes Complaints of Racism
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: Erika Szyszczak
31 March 2006

Research & Advocacy: Travellers in West Sussex seek Permanent Home in Action Taken to the High Court
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: Dale Farm, the Largest Traveller Settlement in Britain, Under Threat
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: UK Authorities Continue to Threaten Travellers with Eviction
18 May 2007

Research & Advocacy: Researchers Review Health and Health-Related Beliefs of Gypsies and Travellers in England
19 June 2007

Research & Advocacy: Residents of Largest Traveller Community in the UK Face Eviction
20 November 2007

Resource Centre: Basic Facts on Roma - United Kingdom
28 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on the United Kingdom (July 2003)
28 July 2003

News & Events: ERRC Joins International Call to Halt Forced Eviction of Dale Farm
14 September 2011

News & Events: Romani Literature, Identity... and You
11 June 2013

News & Events: ERRC Welcomes UN Special Rapporteur’s Housing Statement, asks for Positive Solutions for Roma Migrants in London
11 September 2013

News & Events: ERRC Calls for Action Over the Abuse of Romani Children by England Fans in Lille
22 June 2016

Research & Advocacy: The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England
24 January 2018

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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