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Aaron Yeger's documentary "A People Uncounted" tells the true story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies. Yeger makes parallels between the European Jewish experience and that of the Roma, reflected in a history of disenfranchisement, a common musicality — and in mass annihilation by the Nazis.

"A People Uncounted" - the history of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies, 'people who endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, including an estimated who were murdered in the Holocaust.

1938 Romania - Gypsy children

Filthy Gypsy children gathering around a sack containing food. Photograph by John Phillips.

An elderly  [Roma/Sinti] woman, a survivor of Auschwitz, with a tattooed forearm.

An elderly [Roma/Sinti] woman, a survivor of Auschwitz, with a tattooed forearm - the nazis tattooed their victims. I met an elderly Jewish man who also survived the holocast and showed me a similar tattoo.

March of the Roma: Thousands of Romani gypsies followed the truck heading for the cemetery to honour their leader

Romania's King of the Gypsies is laid to rest in 'air conditioned' coffin as thousands of Roma turn up for four-mile funeral march through his Transylvanian hometown

March of the Roma: Thousands of Romani gypsies followed the truck heading for the cemetery to honour their leader

Pamela Prodan, left, who is a mother of two, and her sister-in-law Sorina Prodan pause while Pamela holds one of her children and holds the ...

At home with the Roma: Remote villages where people struggle with terrible poverty to continue traditional way of life

Pamela Prodan, left, who is a mother of two, and her sister-in-law Sorina Prodan pause while Pamela holds one of her children and holds the hand of a relative's child

Portrait of gipsy girl in Saintes Maries de la Mer by Luigi_Cuna,

My novel "Hippie Drum" is inspired by experiences like this. Portrait of Gypsy in Saintes Maries de la Mer by Luigi Cuna . a hippie look anyway.

Kalderari Roma 1980s

Kelderari The Kalderari or Kalderash is a group of Vlax Romani-speaking people in Europe. Many of these groups live in the Ukraine and Moldova. They are regarded as a tribe within the Roma.

Sinti and Roma: Gypsies in German-Speaking Society and Literature - Susan Tebbutt

Sinti and Roma: G*psies in German-Speaking Society and Literature - Susan Tebbutt

Rom means human...all humans are equal (have the same value)

Rom means human.all humans are equal (have the same value)

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