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Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame 26 October 2012 By Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central AsiaA new memorial in Berlin to commemorate hundreds of thousands of Roma who were systematically murdered by the Nazis during World War II is an important official step towards marking the atrocities of the past.But given the treatment of Roma in today’s Europe, the monument near the Reichstag should give current political leaders pause for thought about the 12 million Roma who continue to face prejudice and persecution across the continent.And…

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