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Rromani Resistance Day – 16 May

On the occasion of the 16 of May, we celebrate the heroism and the courage of the Rromani people interned in the concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau who, on 16 May 1944, resisted and fought the Nazi that intended to exterminate them.

Mapping Remembrance

Commemorations of 2 August, 16 May and other days related to the Roma Genocide take place worldwide. Here you can find information about these commemorations acts and join them.
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Tweet for better world!

Send out a customised tweets using the #RomaGenocide and #2August hashtags! Remember that the Roma continue to be the most discriminated minority group throughout Europe. Tweet to fight #RomaDiscrimination and remember the #RomaGenocide. Tweet for a better world!

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