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Bajram Haliti: European convention for protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms

European convention for protection of human rights was adopted in 1950 and it protects, mostly, civic and political rights. It was amended multiple times until now and changed with protocols. It could be said for this Convention that it’s the most advanced agreement in the area of human rights protection. However, Convention regulates only rights that belong to all persons, ... Read More »

Comment: What’s at the end of road?

After in January 2013 Zoltan Bayer, founder of far-right Fides party, then on the function of advisor of prime-minister, said: “Gypsies are animals and they shouldn’t be understood and tolerated yet exterminated”, numerous Roma from Hungary went to migrations in the world while looking for protection from these Nazi performances. Those who hoped that in far Canada, which counts for ... Read More »

Bajram Haliti: Protection of minorities

Having in mind the fact that minorities are potentially, and not rarely even really exposed to various forms of pressures, sometimes even persecutions, understanding that it is necessary to offer relevant protection for members of such communities is matured long ago. Such protection isn’t given so that these persons and groups would be placed in privileged position, but on contrary, ... Read More »

The Rom In The Americas – Argentina

Written by Jorge M. Fernandez Berna   THE SITUATION OF ROMANI PEOPLE IN ARGENTINA Argentina is a country which has been conquered and largely inhabited by people of European background, and which has several minorities living in its territory; Arabs, Jews, Armenians, Irish, Roma, etc., without mentioning national minorities such as descendants of the original inhabitants of the country (at ... Read More »

2.7.2014, THE ROM IN THE AMERICAS – THE ROM OF BRAZIL

Written by: Prepared by: Jorge M. Fernandez Bernal Orfej Haliti THE ROM OF BRAZIL   There is much igorance about South America; and one fact little known among many people is that Brazil is full of Rom. The Romani presence in Brazil can be traced back to the XVIth century at the time of the banishment of Portuguese Kalons to ... Read More »

Bajram Haliti: “Racial directive”

Council of Europe Directive 2000/43/EC, Implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or  ethnic origin, formally called ‘‘Racial Equality Directive’, is the strongest EU instrument regarding the issue of fight against racism, adopted in June 2000. Directive sets the framework of minimum requirements for the “fight against discrimination on the basis of racial or ethnic origin, ... Read More »

Bajram Haliti: Recommendation to the OSCE countries members

In the area of international migration, OSCE countries members should become aware of complex causes of recent increase of international migratory flows, to which belong factors like social-economic discrimination or racial and xenophobic attacks that might encourage migrations of groups like Roma. OSCE also underlines requirement of human measures and proceedings when it’s about issues like the request for acquiring ... Read More »

Komentar: Sa reči na dela

TALAS INSTITUCIONALNOG I VANINSTITUCIONALNOG NASILJA NAD ROMIMA KOJI JE ZAHVATIO EVROPSKU UNIJU AKTUELIZOVAO JE STARI PREDLOG DA ROMI IMAJU SVOJE POSLANIKE U EVROPSKOM PARLAMENTU I SVOG VISOKOG PREDSTAVNIKA ZA ZAŠTITU LJUDSKIH I MANJINSKIH PRAVA OVOG „NARODA BEZ GRANICA“   Krajnje je vreme da se licemerje i politikanstvo koje je, kada je reč o Romima, prisutno na svim nivoima – od ... Read More »

Romi u post-Sarkozijevoj Francuskoj

Tragovi romske zajednice na području Francuske sežu do 15. stoleća. Romi se i danas bore protiv segregacije i predrasuda, naročito nakon mera bivšeg predsednika Sarkozija. Crno-bela fotografija prikazuje omanju grupu ljudi. Deca sede na peskovitom tlu pored gusane peći i gledaju u fotoaparat. Tamnokose žene i muškarci okupili su se oko dvojice gitarista. Iza njih se naslućuju natkrivena šatorska kola. ... Read More »

23.6.2014, THE ROM IN THE AMERICAS – THE SITUATION OF ROMANI PEOPLE IN ARGENTINA

Written by: Prepared by: Jorge M. Fernandez Bernal Orfej Haliti THE SITUATION OF ROMANI PEOPLE IN ARGENTINA   Argentina is a country which has been conquered and largely inhabited by people of European background, and which has several minorities living in its territory; Arabs, Jews, Armenians, Irish, Roma, etc., without mentioning national minorities such as descendants of the original inhabitants ... Read More »