Tag Archives: Roma BiH

8.7.2014, bhstring.net – Awareness about necessity of education is raising

Integration of Roma pupils into the educational system of Tuzla canton and Brcko district of BiH had been a subject of today’s press conference that was held in SKPC “Mejdan”. Mehmed Mujic, president of the Association of citizens “Evropski put Roma” Tuzla and Cazim Salihovic, president of the Association of citizens “Romi na djelu” from Brcko have spoken to present ... Read More »

30.6.2014, TDI Magazin – Roma made a tent lodgment across the BiH Parliament

Sarajevo Roma family made an improvised lodgment in the center of Sarajevo, only few meters from the building of Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina and luxury malls on Marijin Dvor. Family of Hajrudin Sulejmanovic, which counts 20 members, lives in tent lodgment that they raised at the beginning of this year, after they had to leave Butile, through which now ... Read More »

19.6.2014, bljesak.info – Scholarships for Roma pupils and students in school 2014/2015

Representatives of the Open Society Foundations BiH and Association “Education makes Bosnia and Herzegovina” signed today in Sarajevo contract about grant for scholarship for one hundred pupils of high schools and 15 Roma students in school 2014/2015 year. Scholarship gainers are from the various parts of BiH and on the ceremonial meeting that was organized for that occasion director of ... Read More »

18.6.2014, NIAR ‚- Roma are ethnic group in BiH

In situation of already great (and worrying) unemployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Roma are now simply an ethnic group without employment in this country. Concretely, within the symbolic number of total employed Roma, condition is such that in some municipalities are employed one or two members of this nation, and that’s mostly on jobs of utility company. As an exception ... Read More »

13.6.2014, Portal24 – EU: Roma had been discriminated within the share of help after floods in BiH

European Commission has information that Roma had been discriminated during the share of humanitarian help after catastrophic floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, it’s stated in report of Department for humanitarian support and civil protection of European Union (ECHO), reports Bosnian news agency Patria (NAP). According to the statements in report, various sources confirmed that there had been discrimination in view ... Read More »

5.6.2014, klix.ba – Fafulic: Even after floods Roma are discriminated during the share of humanitarian help

I can’t understand that someone during disaster doesn’t want to give a packet of help to persons of Roma population. Roma are every day exposed to great level of discrimination. Well we are people too – said today in Sarajevo representative of the Center for Roma support “Romalen” from Kakanj Mujo Fafulic. He said that on today’s press-conference about issues ... Read More »

23.5.2014, NIAR – Roma in Lukavac (BiH) left without property

Floods that struck town Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina destroyed already modest property of ten Roma families. NGO “New Roma hope” is also left without its rooms and property as well the documentation that was destroyed. (NIAR)   Read More »

23.5.2014, Fokus – How in flooded Semberija Serbs, Bosnians and Roma got united

Catastrophic floods that went through Bijeljina and caught almost entire Semberija united Serbs, Bosnians and Roma. International frictions disappeared like they never existed and humanity at work shown that man is always a man, regardless the religion and nation. This is basic impression that reporters of “Vesti” brought from afflicted Bijeljina. Water retreated from the greater part of this town. ... Read More »

30.1.2014. – Al Jazeera Balkans: Challenges of BH. Roma without personal documents

In Bosnia and Herzegovina lives many thousand persons without Bosnian citizenship. Majority of them – are members of Roma population. Why they don’t have citizenship and with what kind of problems they are being faced, researched Harun Karcic. Source: http://balkans.aljazeera.net/video/izazovi-bh-roma-bez-licnih-dokumenata   Read More »

24.1.2014. – cazin.net: Nazif Mujic – I change silver bear for residence in Germany

Silver bear to Roma from BiH, Nazif Mujic, meant at first point a triumph. However, award didn’t brought him happiness… Already for two months Nazif Mujic is again in Germany. He lives in one refugee home on the outskirt of Berlin, city which made a star of him, which conducted well towards him and where he could eat as much ... Read More »