A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a Greek Roma community protest in Athens that blocked a main northern avenue in the city on Tuesday. The Roma are protesting authority plans to demolish their illegal settlement and move them to a remote spot in the countryside
A Romanian Roma man teaches his son to pray during a religious service celebrating the Birth of the Virgin Mary at the Bistrita Monastery in Costesti, Romania
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Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical centre of Prague
A dog is chained to a fence at a Roma camp in the Serb-majority town of Leposavic in northern Kosovo on Monday. About 35 Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian families, displaced by the 1998-99 Kosovo conflict, have moved to their new homes in the Roma Mahala neighbourhood in Mitrovica.
A child looks at French police standing guard as Roma families are evicted from their illegal camp near the Var river in Nice, southeastern France
A Roma child is carried by its mother in the Roma area of Tinca village. A centre for Roma people built by the local authorities in Lyon, France, will be opened in the village.
A protester from the rightwing Pro NRW group holds a sign that reads “I’m fed up with the lefts”, during a demonstration near a property that is home to hundreds of Roma in Duisburg, Germany on Thursday. The eight-storey building is in urgent need of refurbishment and has attracted complaints about alleged criminal activity that takes place there
A man puts up a large poster of the deceased self-styled Roma king, Florin Cioaba, in Sibiu, in the Transylvania region of Romania, a day before his funeral
Reka Gertner, a Hungarian Roma, poses with her drawing at her home in the village of Told, in eastern Hungary on Friday. The Igazgyongy (Pearl) art education foundation teaches art classes in the area.