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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).