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Rome - The European Parliament is sending a delegation to Italy in order to observe the conditions of the Roma people. According to EveryOne Group: “The visit is a farce, because out of the 29 delegates 22 are Italian, including Euro MPs from far right parties, like Fiore and Romagnoli. More than an inspection, it will provide support for intolerant policies”. (Full Story)
Describing today’s European Roma Summit in Brussels (Belgium) as just a “sweet talk”, Hindus would instead like to see urgent and concrete steps to improve the plight of Roma (also called Gypsies) people of Europe, who live in apartheid like conditions, said Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism. (Full Story)
Montreal, September 15 – Please note that due to a last minute schedule adjustment at McGill University, the Fair will start at 8PM instead of 6PM this Wednesday Sept. 17. (Full Story)
Hindus want European Union's first Roma summit next Tuesday in Brussels to come up with concrete solutions to improve the plight of Roma people of Europe, who live in apartheid like conditions. (Full Story)
European Commission and Italian government should be more respectful to their Roma population instead of continuing to marginalise them socially, Indo-American leader Rajan Zed, stated in Nevada (USA) .  (Full Story)
Montreal -  Angela Wilson, one of the two parents responsible for spearheading the Public Afrocentric School project in Toronto (opening its doors Sept. 09), is coming to Montreal on Sept. 17. The Black Learners Advisory Coalition (BLAC) invited Mrs. Wilson to be a guest panelist at the upcoming Afrocentric Education Fair to be held at McGill University. (Full Story)
Rome -  The hot weather has had drastic effects on the Roma settlements in Italy, encouraging the spread of mycotic and bacterial infections, and aggravating diseases of the respiratory and digestive tracts, and creating heart and neurological problems. Health care for the Roma people is practically non-existent, they are denied essential medicines - which only in some cases are prescribed by doctors, but which the Roma have to pay for. (Full Story)
Montreal -  The Quebec Government must set up an independent public inquiry, as soon as possible, into the circumstances surrounding the police intervention in Montreal-North on Saturday, August 9, 2008, which resulted in the death of one young Latino-Montrealer, and caused serious injuries to two other youths of racial minority origins. (Full Story)
Lane H. Montgomery’s haunting and beautiful book NEVER AGAIN, AGAIN, AGAIN…Genocide: Armenia, The Holocaust, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Darfur is as educational as it is unnerving. Montgomery asserts that it’s not that the average reader doesn’t know about genocide -- digital cameras, cell phones, the internet and the immediacy of the media have taken care of that; most simply are unaware of the scope of genocide over the last century. More than 70 million people have been systematically murdered in the past 100 years. Most of the perpetrators responsible for these horrific killings have never been, and never will be, brought to justice. (Full Story)
On May 17th and 18th, 2008 the Hungarian Euro MP, Viktoria Mohacsi, carried out an inspection of several Roma settlements in Italy, in Rome and Naples. In Naples she talked to some Roma families during the period of the pogroms, of the criminalization by the media, the racist patrols and the “zero tolerance” (in other words “zero rights”) being carried out by the police force. Mrs Mohacsi listened to accounts of a persecutory phenomenon being carried out against the Roma that EveryOne has been calling attention to for the last two years. (Full Story)
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