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Fotopoulou Sees Roma Trapped In Between

Among researchers in a project to study the lives of Roma, also known as gypsies, a venture called Trapped In Between, was a 24-year-old Greek woman, Ioanna Fotopoulou, a  topography engineer and activist. She visited the Roma camps and...

Roma-Golden Dawn Conflict At Kalamata Hospital

Kalamata’s Roma community and members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party almost battled at the Kalamata General Hospital after the extreme right-wingers came into the facility demanding to know whether there were foreign nurses or workers there. Golden Dawn,...

Amnesty International on EU Discrimination Against Roma

On International Roma Day, April 8, Amnesty International strongly advised the EU to deal with the discrimination against the Roma. The international human rights organization stressed that the European Commission should now take necessary steps to ensure that the...

Greek Roma Win Human Rights Case

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled today that the failure of Greek authorities to integrate Roma children into the ordinary education system amounted to discrimination against them. The applicants of the case Sampani and Others v. Greece were...

Violence in Athens Suburb Injures 6 Policemen

Authorities say police have clashed with about 150 people who attacked a public bus and shops in a western Athens suburb and that six officers were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The violence occurred Monday night in the Ano Liossia suburb,...