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Open Society Voices

August 27, 2014 | by Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Anna Mirga | 4 comments

Spain is held up as a model of Roma inclusion in Europe. The real story isn’t so simple.

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August 6, 2014 | by Antonia Zafeiri | 10 comments

On the 70th anniversary of the largest mass killing of Roma by the Nazis, two Roma Genocide survivors recounted their experiences.

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August 1, 2014 | by Miroslav Broz | 15 comments

There is no more appropriate metaphor for Europe’s collective amnesia about the plight of Roma during the Holocaust than the Czech government’s inability to remove a pig farm on the site of a former concentration camp.