Documents

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).

Written Comments for the UN Committee against Torture

Published: 07 / 17 / 2015 06:00
The report describes concrete shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in relation to Roma minority 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.

Press Release: The Court acquits police officers of abusing Roma boys from Luník IX

Published: 02 / 27 / 2015 09:00
The Košice District Court acquitted police officers accused of abusing Roma boys reasoning that the crime did not take place as alleged, and the prosecution thus failed to prove the abuse. The prosecutor has appealed the verdict.

Annual Report 2012 - 2013

Published: 05 / 25 / 2014 15:01

Written Comments to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Published: 11 / 20 / 2013 06:37
The written comments provide actual information on occurrence of police ill-treatment against Roma minority during arrest or while in custodial detention and describe deficiencies in investigation process of such cases 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.