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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.

Press Release: Forcibly sterilized Romani woman achieved justice at the domestic court in Slovakia

Published: 04 / 25 / 2016 08:49
The District Court Košice II has decided that the Pasteur University Hospital in Košice, Slovakia, violated the rights of a Romani woman whom they sterilized without securing her informed consent.

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.

Statement: Terminating the criminal proceedings related to police violence against Roma is illegal

Published: 12 / 01 / 2015 09:00
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Centre for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa) express serious concerns about the recent decision of the Police Inspectorate of the Ministry of Interior to terminate criminal proceedings in relation to four charges and consider this decision illegal.

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.

Press Release: UN: Slovak politicians must not tolerate police violence against Roma

Published: 09 / 07 / 2015 09:00
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) confirmed the concerns raised by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Centre for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa).