Romani Children Talk About Access to Education in France

30 July 2014

In 2013, the ERRC launched a participatory research and advocacy project focusing on the human rights of Romanian Roma living in informal settlements in France. Working in three different regions in France on two settlements in each location, 118 adults were interviewed.  

ERRC Challenging Evictions in Romania

09 April 2014

In December 2010 76 Romani families were evicted from their homes on Coastei street in the city of Cluj-Napoca, in North Western Romania.

Camp and Housing Rights of Roma in Italy

10 December 2013

Roberto Hamidovic: My name is Roberto Hamidovic. In August, I will be 31 years old. I am Roma, born and raised in Italy, in Rome and I am an activist.

Many people say that we Roma are Italian by documents because we were born and have grown up here, but by...

Empowering Roma Activists Through Human Rights Education

21 December 2012

Anca Sandescu: Since the European Roma Rights Centre was established, one of its key aims has been to empower young Roma through a dedicated human rights education programme. We believe that equipping Roma from local communities to stand up and defend their human rights is essential or the fight to stop discrimination...

Violence against Roma

21 September 2012

Reports of violence targeting Roma across Europe are becoming more frequent. These are often set in the context of racist speech against Roma, including by politicians and public officials at the highest levels. Today I’m with Dezideriu Gergely, Executive Director of the European Roma Rights Centre.

No to Special Education for Roma: New ERRC Action in Macedonia

25 June 2012

Romani children in Macedonia are massively over-represented in special education. As part of a wider action, the ERRC, together with National Roma Centrum, recently trained 60 Roma activists to campaign for mainstream education for all Romani children.

Violence Against Roma on the Rise: ERRC Testifies

16 February 2012

Budapest, Washington, 16 February 2012: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) made a statement on the escalation of violence against Roma at a hearing in Washington DC yesterday.

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