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06/27/2006

Roma Worldwide News Update - June 21, 2006

Argentina
  • New Roma radio program called “Pacto con Dios” on air every Tuesday from 9 to 10PM and Sundays from 2 to 4PM; www.radiomaranata.net
 
Belgium
  • On June 1, 2006 European Parliament adopted the Resolution on the Situation of Roma Women in the European Union; Roma women are among the most threatened groups in Europe, especially in the ten new Member States and the accession candidate countries
  • On June 6, 2006 there was a public hearing at the European Parliament regarding anti-Gypsyism in the media
  
Bulgaria
  • Romani Baht Foundation has changed its program priorities and structure to reflect Bulgaria's status as a pre-European Union accession country
 
Hungary
  • Appelate court upheld the decision to acquit at retrial two Roma men who were wrongfully convicted of murder
 
 Macedonia
  • European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg finds Macedonia Roma police brutality case admissible
  
Russia
  • European Roma Rights Center sent a letter of concern about anti-Roma hate speech to the Editor-in-Chief of the Russian daily paper Budni
  • British film director Hannah Collins and her Russian Romani co-writer and producer, Edouard Chiline, finished shooting their film “Current History” based on everyday life in Novgorod, Russian Federation. The film focuses on the relationship of Romani and non-Roma in the village.
 
UK
  • Commission for Racial Equality released a report that reveals a “culture of oversight” has made it difficult to provide adequate services for Roma and Irish Travelers
 
USA
  • Helsinki Commission called upon President Putin and elected officials to condemn the recent surge of ethnically and racially motivated hate crimes in Russia that included violence against Roma
  • Helsinki Commission is holding a briefing in Washington DC on June 16th regarding the situation of Roma in Europe
  • May 20th marked the CALIFORNIA HERDELJEZI FESTIVAL 2006, a benefit to help the Roma of Kosovo
 
General Roma Media
  • Roma News and related Forum on a website of the International Debate Education Association (IDEA). Read updates on http://idw.idebate.org/roma
  • Discuss issues according to topic on http://www.idebate.org/discussion/view_forum.php?id=54

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