Roma, Gypsies and Travellers

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Lev's Violin by Helena Attlee review – a musical quest
The search for the origins of an exotic-sounding instrument leads to Cremona, home of the great Antonio Stradivari

Jamie Mackay

09, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Labour to destroy local election leaflet carrying anti-Travellers pledge
MP Charlotte Nichols apologises for offence and hurt caused by pamphlet distributed in Warrington North

Ben Quinn

02, Apr, 2021 @3:14 PM

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'People brand you': UK universities sign pledge to fight hate against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma
Gypsy and Roma children have the highest exclusion rates from school and only 3-4% go to university. A new scheme aims to change that

Liz Lightfoot

27, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Irish Travellers say UK blacklist a 'campaign of discrimination'
Campaigners compare recent ban from Pontin’s with ‘Me Too’ moment for the community

Aamna Mohdin and Jessica Murray

17, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson is a champion of liberty – but only for people like him | Owen Jones
The government professes to defend ancient rights, but its new laws crack down on our most basic freedoms, says the Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

16, Mar, 2021 @4:40 PM

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'I always wanted a girl': scandal of Czech Roma forcibly sterilised
Czech MPs to debate compensation bill for women as state refuses to acknowledge ‘attempted genocide’

Anna Koslerova in Ostrava

08, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Irish outrage at Pontins obscures the truth about anti-Traveller racism | Séamas O'Reilly
The reaction to the UK company’s surname blacklist shouldn’t overshadow Ireland’s own discrimination against Travellers, says Derry-based writer Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

04, Mar, 2021 @12:36 PM

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Pontins’ anti-Irish racism and mixed messages from Boris Johnson | Letter
Letters: Flippant derogatory statements and casual racism lead to overt racist behaviour and policies, writes Máirín Power

Letters

03, Mar, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Secret Pontins blacklist prevented people with Irish surnames from booking
Outrage over anti-Traveller list of ‘undesirable guests’ that was sent to booking operators

Robert Booth

02, Mar, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Welsh council under fire over Covid restrictions at Traveller site
Flintshire council accused of discrimination after hiring security firm to enforce restrictions at caravan site

Aamna Mohdin and Aaron Walawalkar

08, Feb, 2021 @10:55 AM

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Hate targeted at Gypsy, Traveller and Roma linked to rise in suicides – report
Exclusive: Study says hate towards communities may be contributing to an ‘epidemic of needless deaths’

Katharine Quarmby

10, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'I didn't feel I fitted in': why Gypsies, Roma and Travellers don't go to university
A new tutoring project is ensuring students from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds don’t drift away from education during the pandemic

Rachel Hall

30, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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