„Budapest, 27 September 2012: The European Roma Rights Centre is highlighting violent attacks against Roma at an OSCE meeting in Warsaw today. Media reports show at least 20 attacks across four countries, including 10 deaths of Romani people, in the first half of 2012 alone.
The ERRC has monitored media and NGO reports for incidents of violence against Roma in Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. The reports show an alarming pattern of anti-Roma attacks across the region. ERRC lists compile reports of more than 120 attacks against Romani people and their property in the last four years in the period up to July 2012, including shootings, stabbings and Molotov cocktails.“