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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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The impact of the revocation of the temporary stop notice regulations on Gypsies and Travellers: the road to nowhere

Marc Willers examines why changes to temporary stop notice provisions risk forcing Gypsies and Travellers onto the roadside. Romani Gypsies and Irish Travellers have lived in the United Kingdom in their caravans in accordance with their traditional way of life … Continue reading

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