16 May: Romani Resistance Day

On 16 May, 1944, Roma imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp rebelled against their captors. 16 May, Romani Resistance Day, commemorates this courageous revolt and also the suffering of Romani people during the… Continue reading

AN INTERVIEW WITH HAMZE BYTYCI

On the occasion of his latest visit to Budapest, the Romedia Foundation team met Hamze Bytyci, a Kosovo-born Roma activist and actor from Germany on February 3rd, 2016. We had an opportunity to talk with… Continue reading

OPRE ROMA: WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY

On the 8th of April, the world’s Roma come together to celebrate International Roma Day, a relatively new tradition for a people with such a long history. Despite the Roma having lived in Europe… Continue reading

Visszatekintés: emberi jogok Magyarországon 2015-ben

Galyas Gyula cikke Az utóbbi időben sötét fellegek jelentek meg Európa egén. A szélsőséges nézetek igencsak megerősödtek, nemcsak Magyarországon, hanem sok európai országban is. Idehaza rosszabb lett a helyzet a diszkrimináció tilalma, a… Continue reading

The Role of the Traditional Mass Media in “Making or Breaking” Ethnic Stereotypes

Katalin Bársony, executive director of Romedia Foundation, gave a presentation and participated in a panel discussion at the conference Inside the Struggle: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement & the European Roma Rights Crisis,… Continue reading

Xenophobia and antiziganism on the rise in Sweden

Written by Alexander Armbäck Sweden and other Nordic countries have long been viewed as exemplary in terms of the protection of minorities. By the public they are seen as the quintessential tolerant and… Continue reading

Precedents to Roma Written Culture and Literature in Hungary

Precedents to Roma Written Culture and Literature in Hungary Written by János Orsós   The common-held view that Roma written culture and literature emerged only in the 20th century is based on a… Continue reading

Segregation Hinders the Employment of Roma Women

Segregation Hinders the Employment of Roma Women Written by Chia-You Kuo   In Serbia, Roma women have significantly lower employment rate than Roma men and the non-Roma. A report published by UN Women… Continue reading

A roma írásbeliség és irodalom előzményei Magyarországon

A roma írásbeliség és irodalom előzményei Magyarországon Orsós János cikke Téves az a köztudatban elterjedt vélekedés, miszerint cigány írásbeliségről és irodalomról csak a 20. századtól beszélhetünk. Ennek a szemléltetésére szeretnék egy rövid kitekintést tenni… Continue reading

Cooking in the Basement: The Invisibility of Romani Labor and the Profitable Discrimination

Cooking in the Basement: The Invisibility of Romani Labor and the Profitable Discrimination Written by Salome Kokoladze Labeling Romani people as lazy has been a part of the mainstream discourse in many countries.… Continue reading