Roma and Sinti

Berlin was as busy as ever in 2015, and 11 issues of Exberliner have the proof. Among all our stories, these are the ones that stood out. Read our list and see if you agree. Is there something we missed? Let us know your faves in the comments. more

Jan 6, 2016 2:00 PM Features

Roma colonies – originally a phenomenon confined to Neukölln – are sprouting up across Berlin as cynical speculators use Roma migrants to drive out long-term, low-rent tenants and transform their properties into top-end luxury flats. more

Aug 31, 2015 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. more

Jan 6, 2015 1:00 PM Features

From “Rat’s Nest” to model of Roma integration: in just a few years, the Arnold-Fortuin-Haus in Neukölln was transformed into attractive, affordable housing for its 500 tenants thanks to one man, Benjamin Marx. more

Apr 8, 2014 5:45 PM People

INTERVIEW: With a whirlwind of paranoid tabloid headlines meeting the lifting of migration restrictions for Romania and Bulgaria on Jan 1 of this year, Romanian Ambassador Lazar Comanescu talks Roma integration. more

Apr 7, 2014 4:15 PM People 1 Comments

This month: the truth about "benefit tourism", the German saviour of Neukölln's Roma, the Oranienplatz camp revisited, why the BVG can go screw itself and much more! more

Feb 26, 2014 11:30 AM Features 5 Comments

INTERVIEW. If anyone knows what it’s like to feel unwelcome, it’s Bosnian-born photographer Nihad Nino Pušija – he was merely ‘tolerated’ as a refugee. The German status of ‘Duldung’ is something that haunts not only him but many of his subjects. more

Apr 11, 2013 11:30 AM People

The situation of Roma in Germany – past and present. From Duldung to deportation, the number of Balkan refugee lives affected by Germany's policies grows by the day. more

Apr 11, 2013 11:30 AM Zeitgeist

In 2012, 12,000 Roma refugees were deported to the Kosovo slums, making the minority group's long-awaited Berlin Holocaust memorial little more than a token gesture. With International Romani Day on April 8, we present some of the deportees' stories. more

Apr 9, 2013 2:30 PM Zeitgeist 4 Comments

Part two! Not everyone is happy with the Holocaust Memorial to Roma and Sinti that opened in October. Preeminent Romani scholar Ian Hancock disputes numbers and talks racism and money. more

Jan 14, 2013 3:00 PM People 3 Comments

Renowned Israeli artist Dani Karavan speaks out on the memorial that opened last October to commerate the murder of Roma and Sinti by the Nazis. more

Jan 10, 2013 12:30 PM People 6 Comments

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