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Press release: The Slovak court ordered a bar owner to pay compensation for discrimination

Published: 06 / 29 / 2016 11:53
On 28 June 2016 the Regional Court in Košice, Slovakia, has decided a case of Roma customers who faced discrimination based on their ethnic origin in a local bar in a small town Spišské Vlachy in Eastern Slovakia. The court ordered a bar owner to pay the discriminated Roma a financial compensation in amount of 300 Eur each and pay legal costs.

Press release: UN CRC calls on the Slovak government to comply with its human rights obligations on children’s rights

Published: 06 / 27 / 2016 08:04
The European Roma Rights Centre together with the Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa pre občianske a ľudské práva) welcome the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued recently after its session on Slovakia.

Press release: In the court proceeding against segregation of Roma children at the primary school Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek a witness has testified

Published: 06 / 15 / 2016 13:47
On 14 June 2016 a court proceeding continued against the state represented by the Ministry of Education and the city of Stará Ľubovňa for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek.

Written Comments for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 2016

Published: 04 / 15 / 2016 16:08
Written comments describe a number of persisting shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in relation to Romani children in Slovakia.

Opinion of the CERD in the case of V. S.

Published: 03 / 14 / 2016 13:45
The Committee of the United Nations (CERD), with its opinion from the 4th December 2015, rendered an opinion regarding the violation of the right to access employment of a Roma woman.

Press Release: The Constitutional Court ruled concerning the violation of the rights of a Roma woman

Published: 02 / 23 / 2016 11:14
The Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic ruled concerning the violation of the rights of a Roma woman, who with vain efforts sought justice for discrimination.

Press release: Poradna is suing the state and the city for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stará Ľubovňa – Podsadek

Published: 11 / 10 / 2015 17:39
The non-governmental organization Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa) is suing the state represented by the Ministry of Education and the city of Stará Ľubovňa for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stará Ľubovňa – Podsadek.

Written Comments for the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Published: 10 / 07 / 2015 09:00
The report describes concrete shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women particularly in relation to Romani women in Slovakia.

Written Comments for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Published: 07 / 07 / 2015 06:23
The report describes a number of persisting shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in relation to Roma children in Slovakia.

Written Comments to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial discrimination

Published: 03 / 01 / 2013 06:46
These written comments focus on violations of the rights of Roma minority in Slovakia under the particular articles of the International Convention on the Elimination All Forms of Racial Discrimination.