10 November 2011
ERRC Executive Director Dezideriu Gergely spoke recently at the conference “National Roma Strategies: Ensuring a Comprehensive and Effective European Approach.”
23 September 2011
The European Roma Rights Centre and People in Need Slovakia published a report on how human trafficking affects Roma in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia.
08 July 2011
ERRC Executive Director Robert Kushen: Sticks and Stones and Words that Hurt: Roma Rights in Quotation
05 July 2011
Call the Witness, the Roma Pavilion, was a collateral event in the framework of the 54th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale die Venezia, 2011. It was organized by Open Society Foundations, and developed and realized by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht under the artistic directorship of Maria Hlavajova. Digital venue: www.callthewitness.net
19 May 2011
Since 2008, we in the European Roma Rights Centre have received reports about a shocking number of attacks against Roma. Nine Romani adults and two Romani children died in these attacks as a result of shooting and Molotov cocktails. Many other Romani individuals and families were attacked, even in the safety of their own homes.
ERRC Executive Director Robert Kushen on Roma in Today’s Europe: Contemporary Patterns of Prejudice and Discrimination
05 February 2011
ERRC Executive Director Robert Kushen speaks at the Spring 2011 Symposium, “Racially inferior”: Roma, Sinti and other Holocaust victims, organised by the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University on 1 February 2011. [Rob’s speech “Roma in Today’s Europe: Contemporary Patterns of Prejudice and Discrimination” can be viewed from 18:20]
07 October 2010
The morning after a court victory I am often left wondering what we, at the European Roma Rights Centre, have won. For the people we represent, court victories can be at best symbolic: they may receive a little bit of money, but this hardly begins to compensate them for the damage that they’ve actually suffered.