Roma


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Roma,

people: see RomaniRomani
or Romany
, people known historically in English as Gypsies and their language.

1 A traditionally nomadic people with particular folkways and a unique language, found on every continent; they are sometimes also called Roma, from the name of a major
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Lszl Jakus, President of the Czinka Panna Roma Cultural Association told the Hungarian news agency MTI that from the HUF 50 million which the Association had been awarded in the call for proposals entitled Our Common Values they will showcase Roma cultural values, inter alia, in clubs whose mission it is to preserve traditions, thereby promoting the social integration of Roma in Hungary.
This time, they decided to take the upper hand and make the whole campaign controversial from the very beginning, both shaking the community to try and leave prejudices aside as well as seeing examples of well performing Roma.
Regional Director of CARE International for the Balkans Sumka BuAan underlined that young people from Roma communities have showed that small resources can do much, stressing that the Roma are in an unequal position in relation to the constituent peoples and that the future Election Law will affect young Roma people because they the future of the country along with other young people.
Thus, in the political transition process in Eastern Europe, Roma became the main targets of the nationalist feelings.
The infant mortality rate is also very high amongst Roma and nomads (Ringold et al.
Gypsies reached Europe from India in the Middle Ages after fleeing Islamic invaders, and are known by various group names, the commonest being Roma and Sinti.
AS Roma now stands in third place with 56 points after 28 rounds, and will face Udinese at their home grounds, Stadio Friuli, for round 29 of the Serie A.
Ms Bahor said: "Many people do not realise that Roma people have fled from countries where they are treated as second-class citizens.
aProtests confirm the persistence of deeply-rooted prejudice and racism against Roma and Sinti in our societies.
It is estimated that there are anything from 750 to 1,200 Roma living in the government-controlled areas, almost all in Limassol and Paphos.