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Press release: The District Court again acquits police officers accused of abusing Roma boys at a police station in Košice

Published: 12 / 05 / 2019 15:19
At the hearing on 4 December 2019 the Košice II District Court again acquitted the police officers accused of abusing Roma boys at a police station in Košice in March 2009. According to the court, neither the additional evidence proved that the incident took place as alleged by the indictment of the prosecution.

Press release: UN Committee calls upon the Slovak government for more consistent protection of economic and social rights of people in Slovakia

Published: 10 / 30 / 2019 11:09
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights called upon the Slovak government to adopt multiple specific measures to improve the production of human rights in Slovakia.

Alternative report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning violations of Roma minority rights in Slovakia.

Published: 08 / 28 / 2019 10:30
In August 2019 we submitted an alternative report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights that provides information about ongoing shortcoming in the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in relation to Roma ethnic minority in Slovakia.

SLOVAK CONSTITUTIONAL COURT DECISION CONFIRMING COURT BACKLOGS IN A COURT PROCEEDINGS IN CASE OF DISCRIMINATION in access to employment

Published: 08 / 20 / 2019 13:48
Ústavný súd SR rozhodnutím zo dňa 20.03.2019 potvrdil, že došlo k porušeniu práva sťažovateľa na prerokovanie veci bez zbytočných prieťahov v súdnom konaní týkajúcom sa diskriminácie v prístupe k zamestnaniu.

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.