Sofia López Piqueres

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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Written by Sofia López Piqueres, In 1987 amid growing concerns over the dimensions of what is often referred to as the ’world drug problem’, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly passed resolution 42/112 establishing 26 June as the ’International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking‘ to raise awareness of these issues. Through the observance … Continue reading

45 years of International Roma Day (8 April)

Written by Sofia López Piqueres, Recent anti-gypsy* incidents remind us that discrimination against Roma people, although it does not always reach the media, is widespread. An example of this discrimination is the recent incident involving football fans in Madrid, recorded humiliating six Roma women who were begging in the city centre. The video footage of … Continue reading

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