Roma and Sinti Before the War

Roma and Sinti are the largest European minority, but they do not have a country of their own. Roma and Sinti have lived in Europe for over 1,000 years. Originally coming from India, they speak a language related to other Indian languages sometimes referred to as Romany, Romanes or Sinti Tikkes. Roma and Sinti is the real name of the so called “Gypsies”.