Standing up for Roma rights

The Gracanica paralegal seeking equality.

Gazmen Salijevic remembers being an unusual child. He would spend a lot of his free time reading
history books. The experiences of the Roma community throughout different times in history, and
particularly the Roma holocaust during WWII, were top of his reading list.
While his father worked as a miner at Mitrovica’s Trepca mine in the ’80s, his mother would take charge
in guiding Gazmen and his