F6 Roma Rights Activist: Karl Stojka

After the Second World War, Karl Stojka became a successful businessman in Austria. In his spare time he started to paint pictures of his experiences in the Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Flossenbürg concentration camps. He was an active member of the Roma Rights movement, fighting for equal rights for the European Roma, for their official recognition as an ethnic group, and for compensation for the surviving Roma and Sinti for the wrong done to them during the Holocaust.