Knowledge Identifier: &Romani_people
Founded in 1000.
Countries: France (17%), United States (10%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: Roma, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, Central European University Press, BBC
Ion Antonescu - Also in summer 1942, Ion Antonescu became a perpetrator of the "Porajmos", or Holocaust-related crimes against the Romani people, when he ordered the Transnistrian deportation of Romani Romanians from the Old Kingdom, transited through camps and resettled in inhumane conditions near the Southern Bug
Opera Nomadi - It was founded in 1963 to combat discrimination and prejudice against the Romani people
Settela Steinbach - Initially identified as a Dutch Jew, her personal identity and association with the Sinti group of the Romani people were discovered in 1994
Lara St. John - During that time she encountered the Romani people, a cultural experience that would later be reflected in her 1997 album, "Gypsy
Roma (Romani subgroup) - The discovery in 2009 of the "Jat mutation" that causes a type of glaucoma in Romani populations suggests that the Romani people are the descendants of the Jat people found in the Indian subcontinent
CCJO Rene Cassin - The organisation began working on issues pertaining to discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma in UK and Europe in 2010, and modern slavery and support of domestic UK human rights protections in 2011, developing policy papers, advocacy strategies and educational resources
Andras Schiff - On 1 January 2011, Schiff published a letter in the Washington Post questioning whether "Hungary is ready and worthy to take on" the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, as it did that day, because of "racism, discrimination against the Roma, anti-Semitism, xenophobia, chauvinism and reactionary nationalism," and "the latest media laws"
Thomas Hammarberg - For his resilience and passion in the question of Roma rights, Thomas Hammarberg has been honoured by the Documentation and Cultural Centre and the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma and the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Foundation with the European Civil Rights Prize of the Sinti and Roma in Berlin on 3 April 2012
Sutka City TV - Andrijano Dzeladin established the station in September 2012, to end prejudice and to provide a link for the Romani people
Union des democrates et independants - On 9 June 2013, the UDI gained a deputy at the by-election in the Eighth constituency for French residents overseas, but this contribution was cancelled out by Gilles Bourdouleix's resignation from UDI after the controversy for allegedly saying Adolf Hitler had not killed enough Romani people
Union of Democrats and Independents - On 9 June 2013, the UDI gained a deputy at the by-election in the Eighth constituency for French residents overseas, but this contribution was found cancelled with Gilles Bourdouleix resignation to UDI after the controversy for allegedly saying Adolf Hitler had not killed enough Romani people