Discovering the paths of memory

“Dicovering the paths of memory” is a pamphlet devoted to the historical memory of the victims of the Porajmos, genocide of Romani people during the Second World War. The project “National-Socialist Genocide of Romani people - discovering erased paths of memory” was carried out in 2010 by the Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” in partnership ...


Discrimination in the Enjoyment of Social and Economic Rights by Ethnic Minorities and Migrants in Russia\2010

This report focuses on the situation of migrant workers in general and Roma migrants in particular in Russia, and on the discrimination these two vulnerable groups face in accessing social and economic rights. It is based on information gathered by the NGO ADC “Memorial” with the support of FIDH in St Petersburg and the North-West region of ...


“Roma Tales” by Alexander Klein

On April 8, 2010, on the International Romani Day, Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” released a collection of fairy tales in Roma language (with translation into Russian) by Alexander Klein and a compact disc with the author’s reading of his book. The work of Klein was highly appreciated by Lev Cherenkov, a senior researcher at the Russian ...


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 ...