"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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