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Movement for Rights and Freedoms

Roma as Game Changers

John Feffer | Posted 07.02.2014 | World
John Feffer

The Roma are a significant minority of the population in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, and the countries of former Yugoslavia. Depending on the political balance of power in the country, Roma could achieve the same kind of success as the MRF if they consolidated their voting strength behind one party.

Representing the Movement

John Feffer | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
John Feffer

The MRF has been criticized for its hierarchical structure. But the party has also been extraordinarily successful in raising the profile of ethnic Turks in Bulgaria.

Inside the Movement

John Feffer | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
John Feffer

How did a Bulgarian parliamentarian who didn't speak English and who worked on the issue of ethnic Turks end up in Kentucky? You'll just have to read further.