The Italian Roma

The Roma people, also called Romani, have lived throughout Europe for centuries, facing persecution and discrimination wherever they go.

In Rome, there is a clear breach between Italian citizens and the Roma living among them. The two cultures are not intertwined and the separation has caused a distrust among the two groups.

"The Italian Roma" is a project investigating the culture, government policies and everything in between that is keeping the Italians and the Roma apart.

Discrimination Against the Roma in Italy

The Roma have been discriminated against in Italy from the time they first arrived in the country in 1400 to the present day. Will the Italian government's plan for inclusion help matters?