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Travellers take to streets against Tory police bill

Travellers take to streets against Tory police bill Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners launched a summer of discontent with a rally outside parliament on Wednesday.

Travellers organise resistance to Tory police bill

Travellers organise resistance to Tory police bill Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners from across Britain are uniting in a grassroots-led campaign.

Join the Kill The Bill protests on 1 May

Join the Kill The Bill protests on 1 May Here are details of protests that have been advertised for Saturday 1 May and Monday 3 May against the police bill. Socialist Worker urges all its readers to take part.

Unite and fight to Kill the Bill

Unite and fight to Kill the Bill It’s time to take to the streets in greater numbers to kill the Tories’ police bill.

Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed?

Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed? While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy

18 September 2018
Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp

31 July 2018
The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter

Italy's war on Roma

22 June 2018
Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.

No evidence for racist smears against Glasgow Roma people

20 November 2017
A report by the Times newspaper last week claimed Roma people in Glasgow routinely sexually exploit children. The claims are completely unfounded, as Sadie Robinson reports

Reports round-up

12 July 2016
North sea oil workers ballot|Bectu and Prospect Merger|East London teachers strike against extra hours|Posties ballot against privatisation|Protest against the EDL Nazis in London|Roma genocide commemoration|More Weymouth bus strikes on timetable|Leeds bus strike halted l Protest in support of Corbyn in York|New moves in the steel closures fight

Racism is not just about colour

04 November 2014
Some argue that discrimination against eastern Europeans is not racist because they are white. But, as Ken Olende explains, racism goes beyond colour prejudices

Roma and Travellers remember Holocaust

05 August 2014
Roma people, Travellers and their supporters gathered in Hyde Park, central London, on Saturday of last week to remember Roma murdered during the Holocaust.

Roma people are standing up to racism in France

15 April 2014
The economic crisis has seen politicians whip up old bigotry to new heights, says Umberto Guerra of campaign Rromeurope

‘Roma are welcome here’ says community carnival in Glasgow

08 April 2014
Around 300 people marched in Glasgow last Sunday for Scotland’s first ever International Roma Day event.  A Roma band set the festive spirit as the march made its way through the heart of the city’s Govanhill neighbourhood. 

The Evergreen in Red and White is a winning tale that revives a football hero buried by bigotry

18 March 2014
The Evergreen in Red and White by Steven Kay, £8.99 in paperback

Meet the real Roma people of Sheffield's Page Hall

26 November 2013
Politicians and the media have been peddling lurid horror stories about the Roma people of Page Hall in Sheffield. Sadie Robinson spoke to people about the reality

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