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A Roma woman demonstrates outside Ostrava Municipal Hospital in the Czech Republic on 11 September 2020. She is taking part in a demonstration calling for the enactment of a law to compensate women who were unlawfully sterilised. VLADIMIR PRYCEK/CTK PHOTO/ALAMY

Europe has a dark history of policing Roma women’s wombs. Cyrine Sinti investigates attempts to redress...

The Czechoslovak photographer Josef Koudelka began capturing the lives of Roma across Europe. After photographing the events of the Prague Spring in 1968, Koudelka re-located to the UK, and continued his Gypsies series in countries including France and Spain. His book Gypsies was published in 1975 and re-published in an expanded edition in 2019 (Thames & Hudson). Photo: Czechoslovakia, 1967 MAGNUM/JOSEF KOUDELKA

Yaron Matras examines the evolution of language and culture during the Roma’s 1,000 year journey from the...

Dale Farm has become a famous site for Gypsy,  Roma and Traveller communities – as well  as for violent evictions at the hands of police.  As part of the Drive2Survive campaign, this  summer protesters visited the site to stand in  opposition to the UK’s Police, Crime, Sentencing  and Courts Bill, which is set to place further  criminal curbs on travelling people.  HUW POWELL

Jake Bowers argues for the rights of travelling peoples to live and move through the landscapes they call...

A Romani mother and daughter in Hajduhadhaz, eastern Hungary, 22 March 2011. The town’s Romani population has been subjected to vigilante patrols at the hands of Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party, which came second in the 2018 parliamentary elections. BERNADETT SZABO/REUTERS

Conrad Landin travels to the Czech Republic to chronicle a death untold.

Girls sit at desks in a school classroom

For so long subject to ‘the tyranny of strangers’, Zoe Holman explores the ongoing appetite for change in...

Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Cropped by User:Andrew Dalby

Two themes loom over the announcement that the UK is launching trade talks with India – farmers and Big Pharma, says...

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Norway’s new left-leaning prime minister is a product of Europe’s neoliberal discontent, argues Richard Swift...

Jason Hickel shines a different light on a catastrophe that killed three million Indians.

Ladi (left), pictured with a relative, a Congolese  Mavrovouni resident is feeling the pressure. SEBASTIAN SKOV ANDERSEN

A hard-line regime in Greek refugee camps is making life harder for the migrants within them, as well as aid workers who...

Solidarity from the street: a march takes place in Ramallah, West Bank in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike against their administrative detention by Israel. AHMAD AL-BAZZ/ACTIVESTILLS

Palestinians continue to be brutalized in Israeli jails, despite international criticism. Kasturi Chakraborty...

Bethany Rielly speaks to the campaigners who risked jail time to drive weapons manufacturer, Elbit Systems...

Moushumi Basu reports from Assam, India, on the people turning to traditional ‘home grown’ strategies to...

Disciplinary action for 'anti-national' speech is becoming increasingly used against oppressed caste backgrounds or minority religious communities, often employees at less-privileged, rural universities. WikiCommons/Biswarup Ganguly

Highly networked rightwing students, acting with political patronage, are stifling academic freedom, writes Sruti Bala...

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Mamady Doumbouya, the latest snout at Guinea’s trough.

Farmers in India have led the way restoring soils and boosting yields. JAKE LYELL/ALAMY

Danny Chivers digs into a major Indian farming project that pulls carbon from the air – and increases...

Frank Formby shares his vision for better representation.

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