Roma

Hundreds of Roma forcibly evicted from camp in Rome

Evictions in the Italian capital took place despite the European Court of Human Rights ruling against the expulsions.

Hundreds of Roma forcibly evicted from camp in Rome

Roma

Italian call for Roma census 'smacks of neo-Nazism'

During the Holocaust, Roma were counted and killed. Recent calls for a census stoke fears of a return to violent racism.

Far-right calls to register Roma 'echoes' Europe's dark history

Roma

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Spain's Roma are famous for flamenco, but Catalonia has its own community and it's determined to save cultural heritage.

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Roma

Italy clears Roma camp weeks after Salvini called for census

Local authorities in Rome evicted 450 Roma in an official camp just weeks after far-right minister proposed a census.

Italy clears Roma camp weeks after Salvini called for census

Roma

One dead as masked attackers storm Roma camp in Ukraine

A group of masked assailants attack minority camp on the outskirts of Lviv, killing one man and wounding four others.

Masked attackers storm Roma camp in Ukraine

Roma

Italy's Salvini causes outrage over Roma census plan

Far-right interior minister defends position as opposition politicians slam idea of registry as 'racist' and 'fascist'.

Italy's Salvini causes outrage over Roma census plan

Roma

Serbian Roma family fights eviction battle at ECHR

Ljubisa Selimovic's fight against eviction order indicative of 'institutional discrimination' in Balkans, activist says.

Roma family takes eviction case to European Court of Human Rights

Roma

Roma community outraged over Italy party leader's discrimination

Far-right leader routinely tweeted ethnic minority group are 'gypsy thieves' and that he will bulldoze their camps.

Roma

How is Roma activist art challenging stereotypes?

Roma often experience hate and social exclusion, but many Roma artists - especially women - are using their work to fight sexism, racism and discrimination.

How is Roma activist art challenging stereotypes?

Opinion

Remembering the Roma victims of the Holocaust

The Holocaust narrative focusing on the exclusivity of the Jewish experience is wrong - and must change.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Human Rights

Lifting Roma voices: Europe's first Roma culture centre

New institute in Germany aims to give artists a space to 'reinvent' the image of the 12 million Roma people in Europe.

Lifting Roma voices: Europe's first Roma culture centre

Roma

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

Roma

Roma: A day without racism 'is like heaven for me'

Institutional racism, unemployment and poor housing are among the hardships endured by Slovakia's half-a-million Roma.

Life in Slovakia's Roma slums: Poverty and segregation

Roma

Roma Holocaust survivor: Civil war if Le Pen wins

Raymond Gureme, 91, reflects on his time in concentration camps and warns against a far-right presidency.

Roma Raymond Gureme warns of civil war if Le Pen wins

Poverty & Development

Inside Shutka, Macedonia's only Roma-run municipality

A locality on the outskirts of the Macedonian capital Skopje is a rare outpost of Roma autonomy and security

Shutka: Inside Macedonia's only Roma-run municipality