Roma Initiatives Office
Open Society Voices
Collective guilt, vigilante justice, and the scapegoating of entire ethnic groups have no place in an open society.
How can the Czech Republic’s Roma ever acquire or wield political leverage if they remain dependent upon nongovernmental organizations run in many instances by people who are not Roma but who have come to speak for the Roma?
Corruption, coercion, and manipulation have stifled the political development of Bulgaria’s Roma community, estimated to be nearly three times higher than the last census in 2011.