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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.

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.

PRESS RELEASE: For many years, Roma have been vainly seeking redress for discrimination in courts. The Slovak Constitutional Court compensated them for delays in court proceedings

Published: 08 / 15 / 2019 11:11
The Slovak Constitutional Court has compensated four Roma who have been unsuccessfully seeking redress for discrimination in a court proceeding for almost thirteen years.

Press release: The District court in Trnava ignored a case of discriminated Roma for years. The Constitutional court compensated him now

Published: 05 / 09 / 2019 15:02
The Constitutional Court has compensated Roma man, who since 2014 has been unsuccessfully seeking redress for racial discrimination in access to employment.

Press release: The Slovak court decides that the state authorities have no obligation to take measures to eliminate segregation of Roma children

Published: 03 / 15 / 2019 10:04
District court in Prešov decides 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.

Press release: The Appeal Court confirmed that town Spišská Nová Ves had discriminated against a Roma woman in access to employment and has to compensate her

Published: 03 / 21 / 2018 08:40
The town Spišská Nová Ves discriminated against the Roma woman who applied for a job as a field social worker and must compensate her. This was ruled by the Regional Court in Košice which fully confirmed a decision of the District Court in Spišská Nová Ves from March 2017. It is one of the first final decisions of the Slovak courts in the case of racial discrimination in access to employment in favor of a discriminated person.

Press release: The UN Committee criticises Slovakia for discrimination against Roma minority

Published: 12 / 14 / 2017 10:50
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (the Committee) calls on the Slovak Government to take effective measures to eliminate discrimination against Roma in various areas of public life. This follows from concluding observations the Committee released after the November session and constructive dialogue held with the Slovak government delegation in Geneva.

Press release: The UN has recommended to compensate a discriminated woman, but the Slovak government refuses to do so

Published: 10 / 24 / 2017 12:58
The government of the Slovak Republic refuses to compensate the woman whose human rights violation was decided in November 2016 by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). According to the affected woman's lawyer, the Slovak government has grossly ignored its international legal obligations in the field of human rights.

Press release: A woman who achieved justice before the CEDAW still awaits compensation from the Slovak Government

Published: 04 / 11 / 2017 10:01
A woman who achieved justice before the CEDAW still awaits compensation from the Slovak Government

Press release: Slovak Court rules in favor of a Roma woman facing discrimination while applying for a job as a field social worker

Published: 03 / 24 / 2017 10:42
The District Court in Spišská Nová Ves rules in favour of a Roma woman who was seeking a redress for discrimination faced in 2010, when she applied for a job as a field social worker in town Spišská Nová Ves.