The Situation of the Roma in South East Europe Today

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Date of publication:  01 Jan 2007 Authors:  Stephane Laederich Publisher:  Swiss Agency For Development And Cooperation Publication type:  Report / Study / Data

Out of misconception or out of outright clichés, the general public view about Gypsies, or Rroma, is usually prejudiced from the onset: Travelers, beggars, thieves, dirty, living in squalor with numerous children, but often also beautiful, free, with high spirits and a wonderful music. To say the least, if the eight to twelve million Rroma living in Europe all conformed to these stereotypes, Rroma would fill newspaper headlines, roads, and cities all over Europe?

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English
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South Eastern Europe

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