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Five years has passed since I last visited Pata Rat. If you find yourself wondering what I'm talking about, allow me to explain...
Pata Rât is a community of around one and a half thousand Roma living on the outskirts of the city of Cluj-Napoca in the Transylvanian region of Romania. I first visited in the winter of 2007 with a…Continue
Romania: Concerns About Relocation of Roma to Toxic Building
European Union Commissioner Nils Muiznieks expressed deep concern about the evictions of more than 300 Roma families and their relocation to buildings formerly owned by a disused chemical factory in the Romanian city of Baia Mare. Reportedly, 22 children and two adults had to be taken to hospital for intoxication due to contacts with toxic…
I just wanted to write a very quick post and share my experiences of International Roma Day here in Scotland. I am a resident of Glasgow and I was part of a team of political activists who went out into the neighborhood (called Govanhill) where the majority of Roma live (3000-4000 approx). - we handed out chocolates, flyers and flowers and just generally tried to bring a smile to peoples faces, both Roma and non-Roma indiscriminately. This endevour was aimed at letting…Continue