"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
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