Europe’s hidden shame: Romani Nazi death camps barely merit signposts

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Gypsies, tinkers, pikeys, travellers – everyone knows the terms, not to mention the even more derogatory ones. The Roma and Sinti people have been the subject of prejudice and discrimination in Europe for centuries.

This has ranged from gypsy hunts in 16th century Bohemia, to incarceration and extermination under the Nazi regime, to present day discrimination against a population of more than 12 million people across Europe.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Trust (UK) Limited
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2014


  • Roma
  • Sinti
  • Genocide
  • tourism


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