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9 June 2008

This special section of the ERRC's website contains relevant information and links related to the anti-Romani crisis that has been growing in Italy since May 2007, culminating in anti-Romani pogroms in Naples and Milan in May 2008. This page includes links to actions undertaken by the ERRC in response to the developments in Italy, links to actions by other organisations active on these issues, as well as links to relevant articles published by Italian and international media.

For further information on the ERRC's position on developments in Italy, please contact:

Tara Bedard, ERRC Programmes Coordinator, tara.bedard@errc.org (English)

NEW REPORT in English, Italian and Romanian: Security a la Italiana: Fingerprinting, Extreme Violence and Harassment of Roma in Italy.

ERRC Actions:

Actions by other organisations:

Relevant media articles:

The ERRC is not responsible for the content of information published by other organisations or media houses and provides these links here as a reference only.

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No Arrests After Romani Man Beaten to Death in Czech Republic

21 October 2016

Budapest, 21 October 2016: The ERRC has learned that no suspects have been detained, nor have the police pressed charges after a Romani man was killed in a pizzeria in Žatec on 18th October.

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Roma Denied Electricity in Serbia: Discriminatory Collective Punishment for Roma Paying Through Collective Meter

14 October 2016

Budapest, 14 October 2016: The electricity supply to a majority Romani settlement in Serbia has been cut without notice, and with winter fast approaching. So far there have been no signs of the power returning to the hundred family homes in Crvena Zvezda any time soon.


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European Court’s decision in Roma eviction case a missed opportunity concerning an urgent issue, rights organizations say

11 October 2016

Budapest, London, 11 October 2016: Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) express disappointment with today’s decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Bagdonavicius and Others v Russia, concerning the eviction of six Roma families living in Russia. 


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