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International Roma Day // April 8, 2013

International Roma Day is an opportunity to celebrate Romani culture but also to highlight the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life.

Photos : 

1. A woman holds a sign during a protest against Romani evictions in front of the European Union Parliament to mark International Roma Day in Brussels on April 8, 2013. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

2. A Roma child loads recycled items on his bicycle in Pristina on April 8, 2013. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

3. A Roma woman and her baby are seen though the window of their caravan at a camp in Strasbourg on April 8, 2013. (REUTERS/Vincent Kessler)

4. A teenage girl fixes her hair near hanging laundry in Indre, near Nantes, western France on July 30, 2010. (REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

5. Roma children wear masks during activities marking the International Roma Day in Pristina on April 8, 2013. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

6. Ioan Plesa, a Roma man, carries a bundle of twigs he collected to make brooms in Prislop village, 300 km northwest of Bucharest on September 29, 2010. (REUTERS/Radu Sigheti)

I didn’t care about Iranians liking them or not,” he says. “My intention was to bring my culture to the world, because it was completely ab­sent in the history of pop cul­ture and the history of fashion.
—  Nima Behnoud, creator of NIMANY,  totally lying to Rolling Stone (Middle East) about the absence of Iranian culture in western pop culture or fashion before he started making T-shirts. Seriously, Nima? Yes, your t-shirts are popular and selling well, but it would serve you better to acknowledge your forebears and recognize that calligraphy on T-shirts was neither the first glimpse of Iranian culture in the west, nor did that idea even originate with you. (Hint: see Hushi.) Can I get a slice of humble pie for the dude in the shiny tee, please?

Rules: Just insert your answers to the questions below. Tag whoever you want.

  • Name: Lowri
  • Nickname: Nimani, Nim, Nimshki, Nimnims, Low, Lowrenzo (ok it was one time but it was awesome), Lowreye 
  • Birthday: 7th of January
  • Gender: Female
  • Sexuality: Bisexual/Pansexual
  • Height: 5’1 (like Clara ;-) )
  • Time zone: GMT
  • What time and date is it there: 15:05, 11th September 
  • Average hours of sleep: I aim for 8 hours a night?
  • OTPs: HA. So… So… many… But mainly Throbb, Sansa x Margaery, Snowjoy (ASOIAF/GOT), Stucky, Steve x Sam, Alex/Armando (Marvel) and Bluewald (Doctor Who) 
  • The last thing I Googled was: reefer madness musical (my sister recommended it to me but gave me zero information about it)
  • First word that comes to mind: Pop
  • What I last said to a family member: Either “Haha that sounds amazing” (to my sister) or “Yay! Thank You!” (to my mother)
  • One place that makes me happy and why: Falmouth because it’s a nice place with good vibes. Cardiff because my family are there (plus there’s like a 1 in 5 chance you’ll spot a tardis there). 
  • How many blankets I sleep under: one and a duvet you weird american people
  • Favorite beverage: depends if I’m in a tea mood, a juice mood or a milkshake mood. 
  • The last movie I watched in the cinema was: guardians of the galaxy I think?
  • Three things I can’t live without: my notebooks, pens to write in them, potatoes
  • Something I plan on learning: literally any useful skills as I currently have none
  • A piece of advice for all my followers: It’s ok to change your mind and it’s ok to give up sometimes. It doesn’t make you a failure. 
  • My blog/s: queer-sansa, lgbt-ladies, lemoncakelesbians, thepicturespace and way back when I first joined tumblr I had a literature blog called nimanistillconfused that I can no longer access because I have forgotten both my password and email address for it. 
  • You have to listen to this song: Anything on here
  • I tag: theblondemermaid, clarabiwald, tommyistoofastforthisshit, quietzombiegirl, tardisprincessinaleatherjacket, midnighttypewriter, princekraken, captainbluebear, denaerys and acupofchar
  • I was tagged by: onceuponapainting

MEMORIA. Un signo de interrogación y el número “1709”, el 30 de agosto de 2014 en Pristina, en el marco del Día Internacional de los Desaparecidos. El número 1709 es en referencia al número de personas desaparecidas desde el fin de la guerra de Kosovo (1998-1999). AFP PHOTO / armend Nimani

Boytsov meldet sich zurück

Boytsov meldet sich zurück

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