A Roma boy and his horse in Velykyi Bereznyi, a settlement in the Carpathian mountains, in Western Ukraine.
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Romani children across Europe are overrepresented in institutional care. Research shows widely held prejudical views and structural inequality is to blame.
A person stands in the window in a room at a government-authorized COVID-19 quarantine hotel in Richmond, B.C.
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Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of COVID-19.
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A new study argues for selective border relaxations. But with COVID-19 more prevalent now than at almost any point in the past, the risk would be substantial.
Discrimination and stigma towards Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities make them uniquely at risk of COVID-19, but we often lack the data needed to turn that around.
The Gypsy by Thomas George Webster.
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Attacking Gypsies and Travellers is an easy win for politicians, thanks to centuries of prejudice cultured by the state and the media.
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people campaigning ten years ago – little has changed.
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A new report shows Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people still face overt racism and stark inequality – politicians must drive change.
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Unlicensed music events are on the rise again – and the free parties of the 1980s and 90s show they’re not all bad.
Gypsies’ generosity is often overlooked.
What have Gypsies ever done for the UK? There’s metalwork, art, music, boxing, equine expertise, skilled labour … food bank donations.
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There is a long, dishonourable history of detrimental policy going back to the 15th century.
Withdrawing cash from an ATM can cost you if you’re not careful.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here’s why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
if you like to drink (or sell) German beer, higher rates are a wonderful thing.
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While borrowers may not be thrilled by the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise rates, many of us have plenty of reason to celebrate.
South Africa’s game reserves are loved by tourists. The new visa regulations could have a negative impact on them.
The motive behind South Africa’s new visa regulations is noble. But the implementation needs to be adapted and improved to minimise the negative effect on the country’s tourism industry.
Backpackers may have a reputation for over-indulgence, but are more sustainable than you might think.
With a reputation in Australia for public drunkenness and antisocial behaviour, backpackers might not seem likely role models for “greener” ways of living. Most backpackers are from upper- or middle-class…
A carrier’s liability for damage, loss or delay of baggage is governed by a number of overarching international treaties.
If you get on a plane and your baggage ends up being delayed, damaged or lost, who’s responsible: you or the airline? And what rules apply when you’re flying between different countries – even if you don’t…
To dream … the impossible dream. Impossible in Northern Ireland, apparently.
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For the rest of the world, Northern Ireland already has a notorious reputation for religious intolerance and sectarian hatred. This well-worn yarn tells of ancient enmities dividing Irish Catholics and…
Targets for abuse: Roma women outside court in Larisa, central Greece.
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Once again Roma people are in the news and, as ever, they are the focus of prejudice and vilification. The most recent story surrounds alleged child abduction in Greece, following a raid on a Roma encampment…