You can’t miss Lunik IX, but most people avoid it at all costs. It is a dilapidated block of flats in the western part of Kosice in Slovakia that receives no gas, electricity or running water…
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Przemek Kierpacz and his family are Polish Roma who have been living in the UK for a number of years. Przemek is an advocate for Roma Support Group, a NGO promoting an understanding of Roma culture in the UK…
On the 70th anniversary of the largest mass killing of Roma, on August 2, 1944, hundreds gathered at a commemoration event in Krakow and Auschwitz. I spoke with two Roma Genocide survivors, József Forgács and Rita Prigmore.
Two survivors of the Roma genocide share their stories during the 70th anniversary in Auschwitz, Poland
Lunik IV is sadly the largest Roma ghetto in Slovakia. Incredibly, there is 99% unemployment allied to alarming numbers of those addicted to drug and alcohol abuse from virtually cradle to grave. The very antithesis
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