Roma and the Beautiful Game

Andrea Pirlo, Ricardo Quaresma, Jose Antonio Reyes and Rafael van der Vaart have more than just football in common. They may be highly regarded international players of Italy, Portugal, Spain and Holland respectively… Continue reading

Distortion and Desperation: Roma Leader Defends Hungarian PM

A letter from the leader of the Hungarian Roma Self-Government, Florian Farkas, to the European Commission has defended the widely criticized recent reforms of the Hungarian government. Addressing the President of the European… Continue reading

Under Surveillance: The Roma in Hungary 2012

Police in Hungary have now been formally instructed by the Chief of National Police to pay specific attention to minorities in their work, referring to what some have called ‘ethnic criminality’. The National… Continue reading

Sandra Zepp, Belgium and the Gens du Voyage

  Sandra Zepp is an activist from the Gens du Voyage community in Belgium. As a member of the Centre de Mediation des Roms (CMRGV) and co-founder of Les Filles du Vent (The… Continue reading

Human Rights Not Quite Universal

Last weekend, across the globe people were commemorating International Human Rights Day on December 10th. Such days are important and carry a positive message. However, it is also a time to look at… Continue reading

Q&A with the Media Diversity Institute

The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) works internationally to encourage and facilitate responsible media coverage of diversity. It aims to prevent the media from intentionally or unintentionally spreading prejudice, intolerance and hatred; encouraging instead, fair,… Continue reading

Our New Film “UPROOTED”

Budapest, 1st December 2011 In October 2010, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that attempts to build a multicultural society in Germany have “utterly failed”. From the perspective of children like Anita, Sedat and… Continue reading

Romedia Benefits from Budapest Business Bidders

Philanthropy was in full flow in the Hungarian capital on November 24 as private businessmen and women from across the city pledged their money to various ambitious cultural projects. The Romedia Foundation was among ten… Continue reading

Living in a State of Statelessness

Somewhere to call home. It’s a modest ambition, or so you might think. For many thousands of Roma in Europe however, this is gradually becoming sheer fantasy. Romani families hailing from the Balkans… Continue reading

Opening Romedia’s Doors to New Generation

The Romedia Foundation is always enthusiastic about engaging with people interested in our work, particularly ambitious youngsters. So, it was with great pleasure that we welcomed a small but vibrant group of art… Continue reading