Sinti and Roma are currently the largest minority in Europe. At the same time, they are the group that is most discriminated against. Prejudices and stereotypes that they are confronted with today are hundreds of years old, yet many of us know far too little about their culture and history.The genocide of Sinti and Roma committed by the National Socialists during the Second World War is not well embedded in our historical knowledge.
was born in the Czechia on 28 February 1924. Until the age of 18, she lived a happy life - she enjoyed beautiful celebrations with her family and was expecting a child. As a Czech Romni she was accepted in her home village, she worked and lived her life like any other young woman in the village. Then one day she was deported to the forced labour camp Hodonín. Find out what happened to her and her family during the Nazi era here in this graphic novel.
was born on 28 April 1927. He was a child like any other, he loved his grandmother very much and grew up with her in Berlin. Otto was a good pupil, got on well with his classmates and had a carefree life - until he was drafted to forced labour by the National Socialists. Why? Because he was a German Sinto. Find out how this happened and what he experienced during the Second World War here in this graphic novel.
The project is funded by the EVZ Foundation and the Federal Foreign Office as part of the program YOUNG PEOPLE remember.