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).
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