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ERIC Number: ED459274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Pages: 115
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-963-00-4052-2
ISSN: ISSN-1416-7409
Campland: Racial Segregation of Roma in Italy. Country Reports Series.
Cahn, Claude; Carlisle, Kathryn D.; Fregoli, Claudia; Kiuranov, Deyan; Petrova, Dimitrina
This report addresses racial segregation and human rights abuses against Roma in Italy, focusing on: "Anti-Gypsyism in Italy"; "Roma in Italy: Racial Segregation"; "Abuses by Police and Judicial Authorities" (e.g., abusive raids and evictions, abusive use of firearms, torture and physical abuse, discriminatory targeting of Roma by police, theft by authorities, confiscation of papers, sexually abusive searches of women, failure to provide proper interpretation to foreign Roma accused of criminal acts, threats and police violations of the right of assembly, discrimination by judicial authorities, and expelling Roma from Italy); "Violence against Roma by Non-State Actors"; "Discriminatory Treatment of Roma in the Provision of Public Services"; "Denying Roma the Right to Education in Italy"; "The Right to Employment"; and "A Just Settlement: Recommendations of the European Roma Rights Center to the Government of Italy." Appended is "From Bad to Horrific in a Gypsy Ghetto" (Kathryn D. Carlisle). A summary in Romani is included. (Contains 121 references.) (SM)
European Roma Rights Center, 1386 Budapest 62, P.O. Box 906/93, Hungary ($8). Tel: 36-1-428-2351; Fax: 36-1-428-2356; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Roma Rights Center, Budapest, Hungary.
Identifiers - Location: Italy