APPENDIX to the NGO shadow report “On the Implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by the Russian Federation”\2006

The given note was compiled by the Northwest Center for Social and Legal Protection of Roma (the “Memorial” Society of Saint-Petersburg) with the assistance of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights (Moscow).

In the Russian Federation the Romany (Gypsy) population numbers in the hundreds of thousands. According to the data of the latest ...


Roma on the crossroads of discrimination\ 2004

A joint mission of the FIDH and the Centre for the Social and Legal Protection of Roma in Northwest Russia (Memorial Saint Petersburg), was carried out in the region from 31st August to 11th September 2004, with the aim of assessing the living conditions of the Roma population.
Ignored or despised by the rest of the population, the Roma are ...