Montreuil-Bellay, a village of 4.000 inhabitants located in the northwest of France, hosted from 1941 to 1946 one of the 30 French concentration camps gathering Roma people. This camp has been completely destroyed after the 2nd world war and its existence as such was only recognized at the end of […]
The first attestations of the Roma appear in Romanian documents dating back to 1385(Muntenia) and 1428 (Moldova) indicating them as goods of some monasteries. Roma were treated as slaves, because they had particular skills like metal-working, carpentry and entertaining. They were of great economic value. There were three categories of slaves: Crown (state), […]
Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, granted on June 13, 2014 the European Parliament’s high patronage to the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2014: The work of your organisation and the purpose of your initiative, namely to raise awareness of the Roma genocide during the Holocaust, are much appreciated by the European Parliament. Atrocities such […]
Remember the past, act in the present, and change the future! Come and join the “Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative”! Marking the 70th anniversary of the remembrance day of the Roma Genocide on August 2, we gather 1.000 young Roma and non-Roma from all over the world.
Register online for "Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2014" Conference and Commemoration, July 30 - August 4, 2014 in Krakow and Auschwitz, Poland.
On the occasion of the 16th of May, the Romano Ustipen Day (Roma Uprising day) and ahead of the European Elections on 22-25 May we call our partners, allies, to resist, to take action and to mobilize people for a “Wall Free Europe”.