The State Of Roma Human Rights In The Balkans
The Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at CUNY joined forces to celebrate International Roma Day on the 8th of April by holding a conference on the state of Roma human rights in Europe and the Balkans. Several leading experts and activists came together to review the current state of Roma …
Access Denied: Desperate Circumstances for One Ilijaš Family
In the small town of Ilijaš just north of Sarajevo, a Roma family wearily explains the severe hunger they face after they have been persistently turned away from the local soup kitchen.
Dear Bosnia: The Roma’s Struggle for Survival in a Post-war Society
Would you risk your life in order to earn four BAM (two Euros)? Many Roma individuals do so on a daily basis. This perilous practice is but one indication of the multi-dimensional poverty facing the largest minority group of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). This photo story illuminates the daily adversities of the Roma population.
Stup: A Portrait of Bosnian Society
Clara Casagrande explores the Sunday flea market in Stup, reflecting on the social and cultural paradoxes found in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
BalkanThemes Volume 1: Issue 2 – Roma
The second issue of BalkanThemes examines the rights of Roma and other minorities in the countries of former Yugoslavia.