Skinhead attacks on Roma resulting in death (February 1999-August 2000) [BGR35304.E]

There are no reports of skinhead attacks on Roma resulting in death in the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

IRB Databases


Unsuccessful attempts to obtain information from the United Roma Union and from the Foundation for Regional Development "ROMA" - Plovdiv

Internet sites including:

Amnesty International (AI)

Balkan Information Exchange

The Balkans Human Rights Web Pages

Central Europe Review

Council of Europe

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1999. 2000

Le courrier des Balkans

European Roma Rights Center (ERRC)

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF-HR)


Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)

Roma Press Center



World News Connection (WNC)