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Roman Rights

2018

28

Feb

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Spain resists calls for creating independent anti-racism body

The Council of Europe is calling on Spain to “urgently” create an independent equality body. Spain and the micro-state of San Marino are the only members of the 47-strong Council that still lack an organization specifically designed to tackle racism. The report by the Council’s European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), which was published on Tuesday, […]

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Country: Spain
Source: El Pais

2017

22

Mar

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1,000 Roma face homelessness in Italy

Up to 1,300 people are at risk of being made homeless as local authorities prepare to evict Romani families from the informal settlement of Gianturco, in Naples, southern Italy. Around 200 people will be rehoused in a new segregated camp being built by the municipality. However, that still leaves several hundred more with nowhere to […]

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Country: Italy
Source: Amnesty International