Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU’s population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament
Romani People articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Romani people are an ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas. Widely known in the English-speaking world by the exonym "Gypsies" (or Gipsies) and also as Roma. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Foreign Picture Oscar Nominees Tackle Political Oppression, Injustice
Totalitarian regimes and mark on human psyche, nostalgic depictions of life in Mexico City riddled with socio-economic and racial divisions with much more.
VIDEO: An activist Roma theater troupe challenging stereotypes
In the heart of Romania, a new theatre group named Giuvlepin is challenging existing stereotypes of their community
Europe’s Romani Mark Grim Anniversary Amid Repression
Remembrance of the Holocaust is time for continental soul searching for Europe’s Romani peoples
Struggle for Acceptance Still Haunting Romani People
After centuries of struggle and horror of World War Two, the Romani People find peace still elusive
The Political Resurgence of Romani Christianity in Europe
Modern communications technology is facilitating a 21st century reawakening of Romani Christianity and culture for a people that have suffered generations of repression and displacement across Europe
Antisemitism on Rise in Europe
The anti-Jewish protest began on Sunday in the French capital of Paris in which Palestinians clashed with riot police in support of Palestinians in the Gaza strip. In a pro-Palestinian rally in Berlin on Tuesday, one sign said “Jew cowardly pig, come out and fight”.
Europe Tilts Right With Gains for Nationalists
Openly racist parties gain foothold in European Parliament as Europe tilts right following vote
The Five Million Non-Jews Also Killed in Nazi Holocaust
Remembering the civilians who made up the five million non-Jews slaughtered alongside the six million Jews by Nazi Germany is to honor their lives and reflect on the great failures of humanity that permitted the Holocaust
New Roma Party in Hungary Seeks to Unite Community
Faced with institutionalized discrimination in voting, housing, and dozens of other areas, community is seeking political change in radicalizing nation as evident in founding of a new Roma party in Hungary