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The policing bill’s attack on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

The policing bill is the biggest threat to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in our lifetime. Jake Bowers speaks with Pablo Navarrete to explain why.

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The Last Nomads

A film about the Drive to Survive Campaign to stop the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill eradicating Gypsy and Traveller nomadic life in Britain. Made by Daniel Gonzales Franco and Dominic Watters in cooperation with the Drive to Survive … Continue reading

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Gypsy Roma and Traveller community oppose the Police Bill – Jake Bowers

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We will not go quietly into the history books. We will not be going at all.

Feature for Morning Star by Romany Journalist Jake Bowers With thanks to the Robert Dawson Archive Today is Romany holocaust memorial day, yet ask most lifelong anti-racists what the significance of August 2nd is, and they will be puzzled. For … Continue reading

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The Police Bill – new threat or just lazy racism?

Johnny Eastleigh looks at 500 years of attempts by parliament to create outlaws of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller population It’s no news to any of us anymore that Romany people were targets of the Egyptians Act 1530. The Act went … Continue reading

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Legal Briefing on Proposals to Criminalise Trespass

Legal Briefing on Proposals to Criminalise TrespassBy The Community Law Partnership Thanks to Marc Willers QC and Tessa Buchanan of Garden Court Chambers and to Abbie Kirkby of Friends, Families and Travellers for their comments on this paper. The Travellers … Continue reading

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