With an estimated population of ten million, the Roma are Europe's largest minority group. They are also among the poorest in most European countries and are often discriminated against.
The Roma are a European minority, with communities spread across all of the continent from Spain and Portugal across Germany and France to Eastern Europe and the Balkan countries. For decades the Roma population has suffered under stereotypes and discrimination. The communities are some of the poorest in Europe, characterized by high unemployment and lack of education.
4,000 Sinti and Roma were murdered from August 2-3, 1944, in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ten-year-old Mano Höllenreiner and his family barely escaped death — but not unspeakable horrors. Andrea Grunau reports from Bavaria.
The Italian prime minister's comments come after far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini announced plans for a Roma census. Salvini defended the census and tried to shift the focus to the protection of Roma children.
Jürgen Klopp has guided Liverpool to their first Champions League final since 2007 after a 7-6 aggregate victory over Roma. They will meet Real Madrid on May 26 as the English side look to claim their sixth European Cup.
Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp has issued a battle cry ahead of his team’s crucial Champions League second leg against Roma. Liverpool lead 5-2 from the first leg, but the German still wants his team to attack.
Liverpool host Roma in a Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday, evoking memories of their famous win over the Italians in the 1984 final. Jürgen Klopp wants Anfield to help his side emulate that success.