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Tackling hate speech aimed at Gypsies, Travellers and Roma

Marc Willers QC explores the hate speech targeting Roma, Gypsies and Travellers and the power to prosecute perpetrators for incitement to racial hatred. On 27 January 2015 we commemorated the 70th anniversary of the day when Soviet troops liberated the … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with the UK Government’s response to the EU call for states to adopt a framework on national Roma integration strategies?

Marc Willers and Owen Greenhall explore the Strasbourg Declaration on Roma, the EU Framework for Roma integration and the UK Government’s response, before detailing the ways in which this response lacks the substance required to effectively protect the rights of … Continue reading

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High Court rules on provision of care for nomadic Gypsy/Traveller children

Marc Willers analyses the impact of a High Court ruling which gave an important judgment on the provision of care for nomadic Gypsy and Traveller children. Just before Christmas 2013 the High Court gave an important judgment in R (J) … Continue reading

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