The scourge of racism in its various forms persists in my native UK and across Europe. I wrote a blog post on April 9 (International Roma Day) about the continued persecution of the Roma people and their ongoing fight for respect, dignity and human rights. So this video resonated with me. I hope that you find it interesting, and I commend the UK’s Green Party for taking up this issue.
This video is called The untold story: Roma Holocaust.
By Derek Wall in Britain:
Anti-Roma racism is on the rise
Monday 2nd June 2014
As the far-right make strides across Europe, DEREK WALL argues that we must take up arms against the routine demonisation of its most discriminated-against minority
OUR friend Michael came to stay with us recently. We got on to the subject, as one does, of grandparents.
Michael’s grandparents lived in Bethnal Green, and were butchers during the 1930s. He told us that his grandfather carried a hammer with him because as a Jew he feared physical assault by anti-semites.
Before the first world war, the British Brothers’ League were also active in the…
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