Racism against Gypsies, Roma & Travellers is still alive & well in Bristol
In our series on Bristol’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities we examine the big issues facing these communities today and ask: Why, in 2020, do Roma, Gypsies and Travellers still face discrimination and hate crime on a daily basis?
Photo credit: Phillipa Klaiber
Discrimination in Britain
Gypsies, Roma and Travellers remain some of Europe’s most targeted and socially deprived populations, facing daily prejudice and racism, often exacerbated by misrepresentative media coverage.
Stats reproduced with kind permission from The Traveller Movement
experienced discrimination because of their ethnicity
had been refused services because of their ethnicity
experienced hate speech or a hate crime
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