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  • Czech minister under fire for questioning existence of Roma concentration camp

    3 weeks ago

    Czech Republic Deputy Prime Minister Andrej Babis has come under criticism for questioning aspects of the wartime genocide of the Roma people.

    Speaking in the northern Czech town of Varnsdorf on Thursday, Babis, who also serves as the country’s finance minister, disputed the...

  • Bosnian politicians mull ending constitutional discrimination of Jews, Roma

    July 16, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina discussed changing the country’s constitution to end discrimination against Jews and other minorities.

    The politicians met on July 13 but did not come up with a concrete plan. Two days earlier, an Irish minister had urged Bosnia’s government...

  • High percentage of Romanian teens reject Jews, Roma, gays, Muslim as neighbors

    April 29, 2011 | 12:27 pm

    One third of Romanian teenagers would be opposed to living next to Jewish neighbors according to a poll that found even higher levels of prejudice directed at Roma, Muslims and gays.

    Three quarters of respondents said they did not want gays living next door, according to the poll,...