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LACHO ROMANO GES!

Written By Virgil Bitu LACHO ROMANO GES! O Del te del amen zor thai gogi! God may give us strenght and wisdom! Today we celebrate 50 years from the First World Roma Congress, which was the milestone in the process of our identification and recognition as a nation. Than we, Roma, Gypsies, Sinties, Travelers adopted […]

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The Forgotten People

Written By Virgil Bitu 20th of March 2021 – UN Anti-Racism Day We, Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are a population with a very rough fate. During the centuries we have been enslaved, victims of the Holocaust, of armed conflicts which were not ours and even nowadays we are constantly victims of violent hate crimes especially […]

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Preparing for Cop 26

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Photo by Vincent M.A. Janssen from Pexels This preparation for Cop 26 rests on a promise found in holy writings: “The sun shall not smite you by day nor the moon by night.” Participation in Cop 26’s climate deliberations is modelled by leaders of Catholic and Islamic faith groups. Of […]

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Ally-ship and Position

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer I was warned that within Greens of Colour that there were some rumblings of misgiving about ally-ship. I decided to examine what the idea of being an ally means to me. What I jotted was: friend, supporter, empathetic observer from within, “standing in the shoes of main players”, sharing work, […]

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Introducing Robinah K. Nanyunja

Written by Robinah K. Nanyunja I entered politics at the founding Congress of The African Greens Federation (AGF) and Ecological Party of Uganda (EPU) in 2010 when I was elected as a Vice President of EPU. Since then I got involved in party building and organizing. In 2014 I was elected as the Treasurer for […]

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Japortation: threatening lives, damaging responsibilities.

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Japortation is implementation of the UK Home Office’s “hostile environment” directed against Jamaican nationals who have been identified as illegal immigrants. It involves holding them without warning in detention centres, flying them to Jamaica and delivering them to the custody of the Jamaican Defence Force pending contact with their wider […]

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Enabled

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Thanks to Dzaier, our GP Disabilities’ group chair, the Greens of Colour is glad to introduce the Disabilities Union, a new source of activism to improve social conditions across the whole range of disabilities. The Disabilities Union was founded and is being run by an energetic and diverse group in […]

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International Update

Written By Claudine Letsae International Co-ordinator Green Party England and Wales It is truly a privilege to serve the membership as an International Coordinator and to highlight the Global South issues. Building on the good work that have already been undertaken by my predecessors, I aim to strongly advance the way we engage with the […]

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Ecoexperience in Inner London

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Contacted after an interview on BBC radio, a lead worker in an urban stables, Naomi Howgate, shows how London youth can enjoy a pastime that is usually associated with a rural childhood Naomi writes that Ebony Horse Club “aims to raise aspirations and life skills of young people through horses, […]

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Britain’s loss: World’s gain

An actor’s life story through his parents’ Eyes Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Kofi was baptised Nevill and registered in his father’s name of Stephenson on the rugged hillside that mounts steeply from Savanna-la-mar, a coastal market town at the western point of Jamaica. His parents’ small holding of freedom fields nestled between the sugar […]

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