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Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Jagland: After terrorist outrage in Norway, fighting hate speech is "personal"

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has made the fight against hate speech a “personal” mission after linking its spread to last year’s terrorist outrage in Norway which claimed 77 lives (more information).

Monday, 12 November 2012

Robert Rustem: How Europe can slay the dragon of Roma-phobia”

In a speech today to a Stockholm conference on ‘Antiziganism in Europe,’ Robert Rustem, the European Roma and Travellers Forum’s Executive Secretary, says 'Roma-phobia' can be defeated by a popular movement, similar to that which emerged to confront racism, sexism and homophobia in the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Jagland urges courage and empowerment at Roma forum


Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has urged the European Roma and Travellers Forum to be a “driving force for change,” at the start of the organisation’s annual conference (Podcast).

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Neil's diary: A human rights youth worker in Albania - Day 2


I sit with new people today and we discuss the situation of youth work in Romania, France, Scotland and Albania and found common practices and issues. We shared some ideas about changes to practice that we all found useful.