RomNews: Articles from the 22nd of March till the 3rd of April


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RomNews: Articles from the 22nd of March till the 3rd of April



In this issue:
RNN&Partners Award for March 2000, Articles, INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY on
the 8th of April, Reports, Speeches, Appeals, Conferences, Links

- WINNER OF THE RNN & Partners WEB AWARD:

Katholische Zigeuner Seelsorge, http://kath-zigeunerseelsorge.de

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A Gadjos Journey - http://home.sol.no/~salsero
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American Gypsy - http://www.americangypsy.com/
Romani World - http://www.romaniworld.com/

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- ARTICLES:

200 Roma on hunger strike over restriction on assistance Sajolad /
HUNGARY ( RNN Correspondent ) March the 27th, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/103-00.html

MAROONED IN MACEDONIA
Skopje /MACEDONIA ( Zeljko Bajic for RNN ) March the 28th, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/104-00.html

Hearing before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on
Kosovo's Displaced and Imprisoned
Washington D.C., February 28, 2000
Testimony of Andrzej Mirga, Chairman, Project on Ethnic Relations
Romani Advisory Council, and Co-Chair, Specialist Group on the Roma of
the Council of Europe
http://www.RomNews.com/a/106-00.html

Slovak Newspaper Call Roma "Animals"
Kosice / SLOVAKIA ( Edmund Muller for RNN ) March the 28th, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/107-00.html

EU Supports Roma Education in Hungary
Budapest, 24 March (MTI)
http://www.RomNews.com/a/108-00.html

Slovak Romany party planning political allegiance with Left parties
03/26/2000 BBC Worldwide Monitoring
http://www.RomNews.com/a/109-00.html

Skinheads cleared of hate charges in protest against Roma refugees
Tracy Huffman, 03/25/2000, The Toronto Star
http://www.RomNews.com/a/110-00.html

Zero tolerance: Jeremy Hardy The response of tabloid journalists to
the plight of the Gypsies is deplorable
03/25/2000, The Guardian
http://www.RomNews.com/a/111-00.html

Gypsies march to protest racism
03/23/2000, BUCHAREST, Romania (AP)
http://www.RomNews.com/a/112-00.html

Romany Rights defender says Czech police fail to investigate racial
hatred
Text of report by Czech TV on 21st March , Czech TV1, Prague
http://www.RomNews.com/a/113-00.html

ROMANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER CONNECTS VISA PROBLEM TO ROMA.
Radio Free Europe March 23
http://www.RomNews.com/a/114-00.html

Dutch Govt., Jews Reach Settlement, Roma included
The Hague/ NETHERLANDS (RNN Correspondent) April the 2nd, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/115-00.html

Bias Seen In Judicial System In Kosovo; UN refuses to appoint judges
above the fray
Pristina, Kosovo, Yugoslavia
http://www.RomNews.com/a/116-00.html

- INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY on the 8th of April:

International Roma Day
Warsaw, 23 March 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/123-00.html

International Roma Day Activities in Yugoslavia
Belgrade / YUGOSLAVIA ( Darko Nadic for RNN ) March the 29th, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/122-00.html

- REPORTS:

PER Report on Roma Activities March 6-16, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/105-00.html

Amnesty International: Czech Roma face real persecution
Hamburg / GERMANY ( RNN Agency ) March the 31st, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/117-00.html

Council of Europe's European Commission against Racism and Intolerance
(ECRI) published five "second reports"
http://www.RomNews.com/a/119-00.html

-  SPEECHES:

Speech by Wm. Dorich before members of the House of Representatives
Washington, DC, March 28, 2000.
http://www.RomNews.com/a/118-00.html

- CONFERENCES:

The Czech Center New York presents a series of Romani Events
http://www.RomNews.com/a/124-00.html

-  APPEALS:

Romani CRISS-Roma Center for Social Interventions and Studies asks the
intervention of the international institutions of protection of human
rights regarding the last points of view published in mass-media
concerning the Roma from Romania.
Bucharest / ROMANIA ( RNN Correspondent ) March the 29th, 2000
http://www.RomNews.com/a/120-00.html
 
-  LINKS:

THE WHITE BOOK OF NATO WAR CRIMES
recommended links
http://www.RomNews.com/a/121-00.html

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