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Belgrade, April 8, 2014 - By celebrating the International Roma Day we are obliged, in the first place, to critically assess the situation of Roma in Serbia which is still marked by discrimination, violation of fundamental rights and extreme poverty.

October 6, 2013 - Who can still ignore the racial discriminations striking Roma people everywhere in Europe? The list of discrimination, rejection and racist violence that they face, like a baleful litany, is ever-growing and could sink into despair.

Belgrade, May 20, 2013 - Regional Centre for Minorities and Civil Rights Defenders demand from local authorities in Belgrade to provide an alternative lodging for Roma families, whose homes in Vidikovac were torn down on April 22nd and 23rd, 2013 by the City authorities. Although these families previously requested temporary lodging, their request was denied, and their homes were demolished without any notice.

Belgrade, March 25, 2013 - Interview with Jovana Vuković (Regional Centre for Minorities)

Belgrade, October 4, 2012 - The Regional Centre for Minorities, in cooperation with the European Grassroots Anti-Racist Movement (EGAM), is organising the Roma Pride Day on the 13th of October 2012.

Belgrade, September 25, 2012 - The Regional Centre for Minorities strongly condemns the worrying situation outside of the Centre for Asylum Seekers in Bogovađa, which our activists visited on the 12th of September. Between eighty and a hundred asylum seekers are staying outside, as the centre has reached its maximum capacity of 150 people.

Belgrade, September 13, 2012 - We invite you to a night of information and discussion about how the border system limits the freedom of movement. With a critical perspective on citizenship, nation-states, capitalism and racism we will formulate a critique of the EU migration politics in general and speak about the Serbian context specifically.

Belgrade, September 4, 2012 - Law on Amendments to the Law on Non-Contentious Procedure, adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on 31st August 2012, prescribes a procedure for determination of date and place of birth of persons not registered in birth registry books. Thus, the first step was made towards solving the problem of several thousands of legally invisible persons in Serbia.

Nis/Belgrade, July 12, 2012 - Human rights organizations are demanding the competent republic and city authorities to urgently undertake measures to provide a minimum standard of decent housing conditions for Roma evicted from the informal settlement Belvil to Nis.

Europe, May 26, 2012 - Tonight, the civil society organization European Grassroots Antiracist Movement – EGAM has conducted a Europe-wide European Testing Night against racial and ethnic discrimination in entertainment places, after the first ones organized in March and June 2011.