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    types of persecution, caused the Romani to flee Europe. (Bokt, RomanyJib, 2014) Most of their traditions are passed down verbally because they are a nomadic people and travelled often, they never wrote books about their history because they had to bring all their possessions with them everywhere they went. (Kiger, 2013) Today, the Romani are trying to start records of their history to be passed down to their ancestors. Family is very important to the Romani people and there is a very specific hierarchy

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    My Romani Roots

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    Recently, my father told me that his mother’s parents were Romani people living in Germany who escaped to the United States during their prosecution in World War II. With this new information, I find it interesting that I do not have any Romani traditions within my family. There are small traces of Romani in my father: he has dark hair, loves music and is not affiliated with any organized religion, which are all typical traits of the Romani people. My grandmother was born in America, and I believe that

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    Gypsies migrated to Eastern and ... ... middle of paper ... ...the Gypsies and the majority. Gypsies are still living in poverty and there hasn't been any significant changes in education and the training of unskilled Gypsies. The Gypsies have few people to lead them, and the ones that do have not succeeded in improving living conditions. In order for the Gypsies to become equal the state must enforce penalties against discrimination, and institute programs that will allow the Gypsies to become self-sufficient

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    The Romani Diaspora

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    persecution are both historical and current issues. Roma have been subject to their fair share of alienation, human rights violations and war crimes. NGO's associated with the protection and promotion of the Roma people use methods available to other well -established NGO's. The situation of the Roma people has also inspired a new direction in anthropology. They are connected as they have a common language, blood, traditions, culture and religion. The Roma situation has raised concerns in dozens of NGO's as

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    The quest that every hero begins, starts with a mission; be it through a dream, people, an object of some sort, or animals. Santiago’s quest was triggered by the former, a dream. Followed by the meeting of two people, a romani woman and a king. It is at a point after, that Santiago endures a dream of the vast Egyptian desert. Due to the recurring nature of the dream, he pursues a clairvoyant amidst the romani people. Upon discovery of the woman, she asks Santiago of what had ensued during the course

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    Prejudiced Attacks Towards the Roma Over the past fifteen hundred years, acts of discrimination and oppression have been exacerbated by racism and dominance throughout Europe. A large spiritual minority group originating from India, known as the Romani people, was particularly subjected to this belittlement through various acts of harassment. The many forms of arrogance and stereotypical judgment endured by this ethnic group were seen as acceptable forms of treatment throughout Europe where the Roma’s

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    The Roma People, Also Known as Gypsies

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    Gypsies are such an overlooked, discriminated people group. To understand the gypsy culture, it is critical to study who they are, their religion, and family, educational, economic and governmental institutions. As mentioned above, Gypsies are a very overlooked culture group. Despite their large population, people still fail to notice, or perhaps simply ignore them. Before discussing their discrimination, it is important to understand their identity. People generally know them as Gypsies. However, the

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    History of Gypsies

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    The first and to date only reliable assertion of the origin of word Gypsy for the members of “specific” group, dates back to 1068. At that time the Georgian monah st. George Antonski, from the monastery of Iviron (Greece) reports to his people that on the mountain of Athos in the time between 1001 and 1026 a group of “Athiganos” arrived. The word Athigatos or Acinkan in Greek would be “untouchable”. Different synonyms of this word were used later as name for “that” nation around Europe. In literature

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    that such conditions are involuntary, Europe’s right-winged media groups willingly broadcast the Roma in a negative light, thus perpetuating the stereotype. With the law systems in many of these countries providing insufficient rights to the Roma people, Roma often find themselves vulnerable to unmerited persecutions, and in some cases are chastised outside of the confines of the law. The discrimination against Roma that exists today diverges little from that which has existed across Europe for

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    years old. It was scary. Many people survived the ordeal, but I could remember a great number more were killed. The Jews were not the only people the Nazi’s despised. They wanted all of us who were “asocials”, including Romanichal Gypsies like my family, to be gone from the Father Land. The difference between me and those who remember what happened is this; they survived. I didn’t. I lived a quiet enough life growing up. My family was one of the travelling Romani families. We lived in a small wagon

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