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Press release: State institutions are not responsible for the segregation of Roma children in schools, but schools, says Slovak appeal court

Published: 10 / 13 / 2020 10:17
The Prešov Regional Court District by its judgment of 20 August 2020 fully upheld the judgment of the Court of First Instance and confirmed that the district office and the Ministry of Education have no obligation to take effective measures to eliminate segregated education of Roma children at a primary school in a village Terňa.

DECISION OF THE REGIONAL COURT IN PREŠOV IN A CASE CONCERNING ALLEGED RESPONSIBILITY OF STATE AUTHORITIES FOR SEGREGATION OF ROMA CHILDREN AT A PRIMARY SCHOOL IN TERŇA

Published: 10 / 12 / 2020 13:20
On 20 August 2020, the Regional Court in Bratislava upheld the judgment of the first instance court that in March 2019 dismissed our actio popularis lawsuit filed on the basis of the Slovak Anti-Discrimination Act. It confirmed that the sued state authorities have no obligation to take measures on the elimination of segregation of Roma children in a local primary school in a village Terňa. We are planning to submit an extraordinary appeal to the Supreme Court.

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.

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.

SLOVAK CONSTITUTIONAL COURT DECISION CONFIRMING COURT BACKLOGS IN ACTIO POPULARIS COURT PROCEEDING INITIATED BY OUR NGO

Published: 12 / 12 / 2019 16:57
By its decision of 7 March 2018, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic confirmed that the right to hear a case within a reasonable time has been violated in actio popularis proceededing concerning discrimination that was initiated by our NGO.

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.