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Press release: The courts` decision in a case of school segregation of Roma children in Stara Lubovna violates the international law

Published: 12 / 22 / 2016 08:55

The District court delivered The Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradna) as a plaintiff in a case a written judgement in an actio popularis lawsuit filed against the State represented by Ministry of Education and the city of Stara Lubovna for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stara Lubovna – Podsadek in Eastern Slovakia. The court dismissed the lawsuit at a hearing on 6 October 2016 and in the delivered judgment reasoned its decision. The decision is not final as Poradna filed an appeal.