What's New

New annual report (2012-2013)

Published: 05 / 25 / 2014 15:01
We published a new annual report, which provides an overview of our work in the previous two years 2012 and 2013.

We organized a seminar on protection against discrimination for the Roma activists

Published: 01 / 20 / 2014 10:34
In January 2014, we organized a two-day seminar on Human Rights for Roma in Slovakia, which brought together nearly twenty activists from all over Eastern Slovakia.

Our Lawyer rewarded with the ‘Woman of Courage’ Prize

Published: 04 / 11 / 2013 07:29
Our colleague, attorney in law Vanda Durbáková, was rewarded with the Woman of Courage prize that was given to her by the US Embassy in Slovakia.

Together three human rights organizations from Košice held the first ever School of Human Rights

Published: 02 / 22 / 2013 10:01
During a spring school holidays in February 2013, 14 young people - male and female students from high schools and universities in Eastern Slovakia attended the first ever school of human rights in Herľany, which was organized by us in partnership with NGOs - Fenestra and Helping Hand.

Poradna rewarded with the 2012 French Republic’s Human Rights Prize

Published: 12 / 10 / 2012 07:49
Poradna received the French Republic's Human Rights Prize, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, for its human rights protection work in Slovakia.

European Court Again Ruled Against Slovakia in Case of Forced Sterilization – Third Time in a Year

Published: 11 / 13 / 2012 09:34
We welcome today’s decision of the European Court of Human Rights in case I. G. and Others vs. Slovakia.

Decision outlawing segregation of Roma children in the Slovak school upheld by the Appeal Court

Published: 10 / 31 / 2012 07:30
We welcome the recent decision of the Regional Court in Prešov in the case of segregation of Roma children at the Šarišské Michaľany School.

New Victory of Forcibly Sterilized Romani Woman at the European Court

Published: 06 / 13 / 2012 10:56
We welcome the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in N. B. vs Slovakia - yet another case of forcibly sterilized Romani woman.

The court rules a bar owner in Spišské Vlachy discriminated against Roma

Published: 02 / 10 / 2012 09:00
District court in Spišská Nová Ves ruled in case of discrimination of Roma consumers based on their ethnic origin who were not served in one of bars in Spišské Vlachy - small town in Eastern Slovakia. The owner has to apologise for discrimination.

Slovak court rules against segregation in education

Published: 01 / 09 / 2012 05:54
The elementary school in the Slovak village of Šarisské Michaľany in the Prešov region must desegregate Roma classes as ordered by a court decision communicated earlier this month.