The Romani emancipation Memorial Day, marked each year on February 20, evokes a moment of great importance for the Roma minority in Romania, but also a fundamental historical step of our country towards democracy and modernity, President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday in a message.
More than 200 people of Roma origin went on Monday to protest at the Council of Ministers with the request for the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov. Their discontent was provoked by the demolition of the Roma neighborhood in the village of Voyvodinovo in Plovdiv and Karakachanov's comment that "the Gypsies have become extremely insolent".
Local purveyors of gypsy jazz Gadjo Dilo take the stage at Gazarte's roof stage on Saturday, December 22, and Friday, December 28, for an especially upbeat concert of numbers from Italy and France, as well as original work stemming from the band's albums "Manouche De Grec" and "Manouche De Grec Vol II." Doors open at 10.30 p.m.
The U.S. mission to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has called on Turkey to bring an end to the ongoing state of emergency, expressing deep concern about the deteriorating state of human rights.
Harlem Désir, the Organization for Security and co-Operation in Europe(OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, has criticized the Turkish government over the detention of hundreds of social media users for criticism the ongoing Afrin operation in Syria.