ERRC Executive Director Dezideriu Gergely: National Roma Strategies

10 November 2011

 ERRC Executive Director Dezideriu Gergely spoke recently at the conference “National Roma Strategies: Ensuring a Comprehensive and Effective European Approach.”

ERRC Research and Advocacy Coordinator Ostalinda Maya on How Human Trafficking Affects Roma

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.

ERRC Director Robert Kushen speaks to EUObserver: Roma rights still neglected in the EU

08 July 2011

Although the European Commission has a relatively new Roma integration strategy, the director of the European Roma Rights Centre Robert Kushen questions whether they will follow through with it and demand real action from from member states to address Roma exclusion.

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 

ERRC Research Officer Stanislav Daniel on State Response to Violence Against Roma

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]

 

ERRC Executive Director Robert Kushen on Implementation of Judgments

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.

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