Switzerland

Information material for the general public: 

(Auto)Biographies:

Bernadac, Ch. (1980). L'Olocausto dimenticato: il massacro degli Zingari. Ginevra: Edizioni Ferni. [Original in French]

Moser, P. P. (1999). Entrissen und entwurzelt: im Alter von 13 Monaten geraubt und entführt. Thusis: P. P. Moser. [Part 1]

Moser, P. P. (1999). Die Ewigkeit beginnt im September. Thusis: P. P. Moser. [Part 2]

Moser, P. P. (2002). Rassendiskriminierung und Verfolgung während einer ganzen Generation. Thusis: P. P. Moser. [Part 3]

Wenger, G. (1995). Zerschlagene Räder. Jugenderinnerungen. Basel.

Novels:

Hackl, E. (1989). Abschied von Sidonie: Erzählung. Zürich: Diogenes. [There are translations into many languages, including Hebrew]

Mehr, M. (1981). Steinzeit. Bern: Zytglogge. [There are translations into different langues]

Mehr, M. (1994). Zeus oder der Zwillingston. Zürich: Edition R + F.

Mehr, M. (1995). Daskind. Zürich: Nagel & Kimche. [There are translations into different languages]

Mehr, M. (1998). Brandzauber. Zürich: Nagel & Kimche. [There are translations into different languages]

Mehr, M. (1998). Brandzauber. Zürich: Nagel & Kimche. [E-Book]

Mehr, M. (1999). Lamioche. Essertines sur Rolle: Editions Demoures. [Original in German]

Mehr, M. (2001). Noir sortilège. Essertines sur Rolle: Editions Demoures. [Original in German]

Theatre:

Mehr, M. (1987). Kinder der Landstrasse: ein Hilfswerk, ein Theater und die Folgen. Bern: Zytglogge.

The performance was played in 1986 in the "Theater 1230", in Bern. There is a documentary about the play, Jenseits der Landstrasse, directed by Marianne Pletscher in 1986 for the Swisss television channel SF.

Poetry:

Mehr, M. (1998). Nachrichten aus dem Exil / Nevipe andar o exilo. Klagenfurt: DRAVA Verlag. [Text in German and in Romani. There are translations into Italian and Hungarian]

For listening to one poem, click here.

Institutions:

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – whose headquarters are in Geneva -, in partnership with the Government of Germany, was one of the institutions in charge of paying compensations to Roma survivors of concentration camps.

The "Schweizerisches Institut für Antiziganismusforschung"(SIFAZ) (Swiss Institute for Antiziganism) conducts research on the topic of the persecution of the Roma during the Second World War and afterwards.

Website:

The website of the association "Radgenossenschaft der Landstrasse" includes the final report concerning Holocaust Funds.

Interview by Pascal Fleury of Thomas Huonker, “Le génocide des tsiganes en suisse”, La liberté, 9 Septembre 2011.

“Fondation assurer l’avenir des gens du voyage suisses” - website “les gens du voyage suisses - autrefois et de nos jours” gives information on the Genocide of the Roma.

Stories of Roma victims:
Wottreng, W., "Clemente Graff: vannier, ouvrier et personne de confiance", dans: Les gens du voyage suisses – autrefois et de nos jours, 13 September 2011.
Wottreng, W., "Uschi Waser: la colère, force de vérité", dans: Les gens du voyage suisses – autrefois et de nos jours. 13 September 2011.