[22/06/2010] ''We say Dosta! To injustice, humiliation, ignorance and violation of human rights,'' declared Fanny Ardant, Ambassador of the Council of Europe Dosta! Campaign when she addressed the Assembly on 22 June during the debate on the situation of Roma in Europe. She also gave a very fine reading of a letter of Franz Liszt concerning the Gypsies, speaking of the injustices and misfortunes visited on Gypsies even in his day. Franz Liszt had a great admiration for them and used to say, “They were refused property in law and have appropriated it in fact”.
On 7 June 2010 in Rome, Ms Fanny Ardant together with the CoE Deputy Secretary General, Mrs. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, and Mrs Simonetta Matone, Adviser to the Minister of Equal Opportunities, officialy launched the CoE Dosta! campaign in Italy. During the launch a screening of the movie "Chimeres absentes" was organised in the presence of the Roma actors acting in the movie. The press conference followed the launch.
Rome, 7 juin 2010
Roma do not need us to defend them; as a people, they speak for themselves.
They were Europe before Europe even existed, their cultures and their traditions (which are not to be confused with the ways they make a living) have spun a web that links East and West, passing through central Europe, while mixing in with and enriching all our current cultures.
The magazine includes four articles written by investigation journalists under CRJI coordination, a survey made by AMP on the minorities issue mirrored by the press in Romania, and legislation and deontology on discrimination and press-minorities relationship.