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PRESS RELEASE: For many years, Roma have been vainly seeking redress for discrimination in courts. The Slovak Constitutional Court compensated them for delays in court proceedings.

Published: 08 / 15 / 2019 11:11
The Slovak Constitutional Court has compensated four Roma who have been unsuccessfully seeking redress for discrimination in a court proceeding for almost thirteen years.

Slovak Constitutional Court decision confirming court backlogs in a court proceedings in case of discrimination

Published: 08 / 13 / 2019 10:53
By its decision of 11 June 2019, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic confirmed that the complainants ´right to hear a case within a reasonable time has been violated. The decision concerns the court proceeding in case of discrimination in access to services which is pending before the domestic courts for more than 13 years. The Constitutional Court awarded the complainants also with financial satisfaction.

Alternative Report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights about violations of the right of many Roma in Slovakia to access drinking water

Published: 08 / 05 / 2019 15:08
In cooperation with the Human Rights Forum partner organization, we submitted a report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Rights (CESCR), in which we inform about violations of the right of many Roma in Slovakia to access drinking water.

Report to the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance regarding barriers in access to justice for Roma minority in Slovakia

Published: 06 / 13 / 2019 12:42
In June 2019 we sent the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance information regarding barriers in access to justice for Roma minority in Slovakia.

Report to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women about reproductive rights violations against Roma women in Slovakia

Published: 05 / 17 / 2019 17:01
In May 2019 we sent the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women information about reproductive rights violations against Roma women in Slovakia.

Press release: The District court in Trnava ignored a case of discriminated Roma for years. The Constitutional court compensated him now

Published: 05 / 09 / 2019 15:02
The Constitutional Court has compensated Roma man, who since 2014 has been unsuccessfully seeking redress for racial discrimination in access to employment.

Press release: The Slovak court decides that the state authorities have no obligation to take measures to eliminate segregation of Roma children

Published: 03 / 15 / 2019 10:04
District court in Prešov decides that the district office and the Ministry of Education have no obligation to take effective measures to eliminate segregated education of Roma children at a primary school in a village Terňa.

European Commision has published a new report on implementation of anti-discrimination legislation in Slovakia

Published: 12 / 19 / 2018 10:20
The European Commission has published a report that provides a detailed insight into the implementation of anti-discrimination legislation, including the Anti-Discrimination Act in Slovakia in 2017.

Response of the Ministry of Justice to our public call for effective investigation of illegal sterilization of Roma women

Published: 09 / 03 / 2018 13:50
Ministry of Justice responded to our public call for adopting measures that would lead to effective investigation of illegal sterilization of Roma women in Slovakia and former Czechoslovakia and to compensate all women harmed (in Slovak only).

Notification from Ombudswoman to our complaint, in which we objected an inspection by the Prešov County Council in the case of discrimination and segregation of Roma women in the Prešov hospital

Published: 08 / 30 / 2018 14:57
Notification from Ombudswoman to our complaint, in which we objected an inspection by the Prešov County Council in the case of discrimination and segregation of Roma women in the Prešov hospital (in Slovak only).