"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
"The prospect of a political alliance with Turkey through accession has entirely vanished under Erdoğan. But that does not mean that the EU should do nothing."
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe
""London has still not provided the Russian side with any details or information that could shed at least some light on what happened"."
Spokeswoman, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
""I tried to escape, but I couldn't. I witnessed an entire family getting killed in front of me by an air strike. So, I had to go back with my family to the basement.""
""The ambitions of one person should not be more important than the destiny of our country, which is threatened by chaos.""
Prime Minister of Slovakia
Serious human rights abuses are still being committed in Myanmar despite democratic reforms and progress in resolving conflicts with ethnic groups
Turkey’s Justice Minister, Sadullah Ergin, has announced he is to hold talks with Kurdish militants, raising hopes of an end to a decades-old
France and Romania have signed a two-year agreement on the voluntary repatriation of Roma people back to Romania.
French Interior Minister Manuel
A Christian girl held on blasphemy charges has been bailed by a court in Islamabad.
Rimsha, 14, was arrested three weeks ago after an angry mob
Myanmar security forces committed rape, and mass arrests against Rohingya Muslims in June according to a new Human Rights Watch report.
The question this week in U-talk is “Why is racism against the Roma still so widespread in Europe?”
The response comes from Jeroen Schokkenbroek
The Aboriginal communities of Australia are caught in a vortex of the ancient and modern.
A modern world full of racism, unemployment, poor education
Qantas claims to be the “spirit of Australia,” it’s a smart piece of advertising, but the spirit we encountered in Australia was of a more ancient
In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the
EU and Roma
For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part
Anti-discrimination officials have fined the mayor of a northern Romanian town for building a wall between a Roma neighbourhood and a main
Indigenous Bolivian protesters claim dozens of people are missing after the police cracked down on a demonstration near the capital La Paz
Bolivia’s Foreign Minister has been briefly captured by a group of about 1500 indigenous people campaigning against a proposed highway through the
Residents of Britain’s biggest unauthorised travellers’ site celebrated on Monday after winning a last minute legal reprieve preventing them from
The stand-off is over, for now.
Families facing eviction from Britain’s biggest unauthorised travellers’ site have won a last- minute legal
Protesting at the presidential palace, Lithuania’s ethnic Poles are outraged at a new language law they say will leave them bottom of the class.
Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday in a vote that will not only provide the country with a new government, but also a new constitution.
Turkey is a
Dosta ! Enough ! in the Romany language. It’s the theme of a Council of Europe campaign tackling intolerance against millions of Roma people across
Turkey has announced plans to improve the rights of its Kurdish minority.
The reforms are seen as a way of boosting Turkey’s chances of
Europe’s largest minority, some 12 million Roma, now live in the EU, where non-discrimination is institutionalised. But has this really changed their