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Nicolae Gheorghe, prestigious Roma activist for Roma rights, passes away [editar]



Nicolae Gheorghe, Roma activist with a long trajectory and international reputation in fighting for Roma rights, passed away on 8 August.

Nicolae Gheorghe (Romania, 1946), was the founder of the Romanian NGO Romani Criss, an organization with which the FSG has been working for a long time, and one of the initiators of the European Roma and Travellers Forum of the Council of Europe and the OSCE Contact Point.

We at the FSG are saddened by the news and would like to express our most sincere condolences to Nicolae Gheorghe’s family, friends and community.

We present below some links on this sad news and on the life and trajectory of Nicolae Gheorghe:

"The death of one of our greatest Roma leaders Nicolae Gheorghe" (ERTF - European Roma and Travellers Forum)

"Nicolae Gheorghe 1946-2013" (European Roma Rights Centre)

"ODIHR Director saddened by death of Nicolae Gheorghe, architect of OSCE work on Roma issues" (OSCE)

"Ha fallecido Nicolae Gheorghe intelectual y activista romaní" (Baxtalo's Blog, in Spanish)

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