Roma

Pumped Up Vigilantes?

A response to Derek Hanway's (director of Irish traveller organisation An Munia Tober) claims that those who defended the Roma under attack in Belfast in the summer of 2009 were pumped up vigilantes.

No Gods, No Masters: how the churches and politicians failed to help the Roma in Belfast

Comments on the failure of the churches and politicians to tackle racism in Belfast.

1985: Battle of the beanfield

Photograph copyright Andy Worthington

A short account of the brutal police attack on a convoy of travellers and others on their way to the annual the Stonehenge Free Festival.

Dale Farm traveller reprieve

Hopes have been raised that Dale Farm, the largest traveller site in the UK, will gain a reprieve from eviction in the New Year.

’Ethnic cleansing’ in Essex

Travellers in Essex, who claim they are living in fear of an apartheid-style dawn eviction, say they will defend their homes using non-violent resistance and human shields.

Irish travellers scapegoated

Its power for the course for the mainstream media, politicians and their lackeys to make a career out of criminalisation and scapegoating of minorities.