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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: 15-year journey to justice: The Appeal Court confirms financial compensation for an illegally sterilized Roma woman in Slovakia

Published: 02 / 04 / 2020 10:50
The Regional Court in Košice as appeal court by its decision from 20 November 2019 confirmed compensation for an illegally sterilized Roma woman in the full claimed amount of over EUR 16,000.

Press release: The European Court in Strasbourg: Slovakia has seriously failed to investigate police violence against a Roma boy

Published: 01 / 29 / 2020 10:55
On 28 January 2020, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg announced its judgment in a case A.P. against Slovakia. The Court found violation of the applicant's right to protection from cruel and inhuman treatment under Art. 3 of the European Convention.

Press release: The District Court again acquits police officers accused of abusing Roma boys at a police station in Košice

Published: 12 / 05 / 2019 15:19
At the hearing on 4 December 2019 the Košice II District Court again acquitted the police officers accused of abusing Roma boys at a police station in Košice in March 2009. According to the court, neither the additional evidence proved that the incident took place as alleged by the indictment of the prosecution.

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 public and non-governmental organizations urges the Slovak Government to finally establish an independent body to investigate cases of illegal sterilization of Roma women

Published: 05 / 22 / 2018 12:39
Non-governmental organization Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa), with the support of other organizations and people, urges the Slovak Government to finally establish an independent body with the power to investigate the scope of illegal sterilization practices and to compensate all women harmed.

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.