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Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter

Italy's war on Roma

Italys war on Roma 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

No evidence for racist smears against Glasgow Roma people 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

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

Racism is not just about colour 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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