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Press release: The appeal court rules that Roma children from the town Stará Ľubovňa are not segregated in education

Published: 06 / 18 / 2020 13:30
On 29 April 2020, the Regional Court in Bratislava upheld the judgment of the first instance court that in October 2016 dismissed our actio popularis lawsuit filed on the basis of the Slovak Anti-Discrimination Act. The lawsuit addressed segregation of Roma children at a primary school in a town district Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek. We are planning to submit an extraordinary appeal to the Supreme Court.

Decision of the Regional Court in Bratislava in a case concerning alleged segregation of Roma children at a primary school in Stará Ľubovňa

Published: 06 / 18 / 2020 10:24
On 29 April 2020, the Regional Court in Bratislava upheld the judgment of the first instance court that in October 2016 dismissed our actio popularis lawsuit filed on the basis of the Slovak Anti-Discrimination Act. The lawsuit addressed segregation of Roma children at a primary school in a town district Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek. We are planning to submit an extraordinary appeal to the Supreme Court.

District court judgment concerning alleged segregation of Roma children at a primary school in Muránska Dlhá Lúka

Published: 06 / 12 / 2020 10:08
District Court Bratislava III on 6 February 2020 dismissed actio popularis lawsuit of our non-governmental organization against the Slovak Republic, represented by the Ministry of Education, addressing segregation of Roma children at a primary school in a village Muránska Dlhá Lúka and failures of the state authorities to take effective measures to eliminate it. The judgment is in Slovak only and is not final.

Bi-annual report 2018 - 2019

Published: 05 / 11 / 2020 11:27

Feedback to the European Commission in respect to the preparation of a new framework for national Roma inclusion strategies

Published: 03 / 12 / 2020 16:44
In March 2020 we sent the European Commission a feedback in respect to the preparation of a new framework for national Roma inclusion strategies.

Decision of the Constitutional Court of Slovak Republic confirming backlogs in anti-discrimination dispute

Published: 02 / 24 / 2020 09:19
In its decision of 21 January 2020, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic found a violation of the right of our NGO as the plaintiff in an anti-discrimination dispute concerning the alleged discrimination of Roma children in education, to hear a case within a reasonable time.

Press release: 15-year journey to justice: The Appeal Court confirms financial compensation for an illegally sterilized Roma woman in Slovakia

Published: 02 / 04 / 2020 10:50
The Regional Court in Košice as appeal court by its decision from 20 November 2019 confirmed compensation for an illegally sterilized Roma woman in the full claimed amount of over EUR 16,000.

Appeal Court judgment confirming financial compensation for unlawful sterilization.

Published: 02 / 04 / 2020 09:16
Regional Court in Košice as appeal court by its judgement from 20 November 2019 upheld the first instance court decision and awarded financial compensation for unlawful sterilization. The court decsion is available in Slovak only.

Press release: The European Court in Strasbourg: Slovakia has seriously failed to investigate police violence against a Roma boy

Published: 01 / 29 / 2020 10:55
On 28 January 2020, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg announced its judgment in a case A.P. against Slovakia. The Court found violation of the applicant's right to protection from cruel and inhuman treatment under Art. 3 of the European Convention.

Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in a case A.P. v. Slovakia

Published: 01 / 28 / 2020 14:59
On 28 January 2020, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg announced its judgment in a case A.P. against Slovakia. The Court found violation of the applicant's right to protection from cruel and inhuman treatment under Art. 3 of the European Convention.