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Roma women activists from Czech Republic and Slovakia met in Ostravice

Published: 12 / 02 / 2015 11:33
On 27 - 29.11.2015 we organized together with European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and League of Human Rights (LLP) a meeting to support Roma women activists from Czech Republic and Slovakia in Ostravice Northern Moravia.

Terminating the criminal proceedings related to police violence against Roma is illegal

Published: 12 / 01 / 2015 04:49
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Centre for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa) express serious concerns about the recent decision of the Police Inspectorate of the Ministry of Interior to terminate criminal proceedings in relation to four charges and consider this decision illegal.

The new court proceeding against the state and the city for segregation at the primary school

Published: 11 / 10 / 2015 17:23
Poradňa is suing the state represented by the Ministry of Education and the city of Stará Ľubovňa for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stará Ľubovňa – Podsadek.

We submitted the written comments concerning Slovakia to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Published: 10 / 07 / 2015 09:00
In the report we describe concrete shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women particularly in relation to Romani women in Slovakia.

UN: Slovak politicians must not tolerate police violence against Roma

Published: 09 / 07 / 2015 09:00
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) confirmed the concerns raised by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Centre for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa).

We submitted the written comments concerning Slovakia to the UN Committee against Torture

Published: 07 / 17 / 2015 06:12
In the report we describe concrete shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in relation to Roma minority in Slovakia.

We submitted the written comments to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Published: 07 / 07 / 2015 06:30
In the joint written comments we describe a number of persisting shortcomings in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in relation to Romani children in Slovakia.

We organized second annual seminar on the protection against discrimination for Roma activists

Published: 04 / 28 / 2015 10:52
In April 2015, we organized a second annual seminar on the protection of human rights for the Slovak activists from various parts of Eastern Slovakia.

The third year of human rights school

Published: 03 / 23 / 2015 10:28
Active young people aged 18-30 from Eastern Slovakia attended another year of human rights school in Herľany.

The Court acquits police officers accused of abusing Roma boys from Luník IX

Published: 02 / 27 / 2015 09:00
The Košice District Court acquitted police officers accused of abusing Roma boys reasoning that the crime did not take place as alleged, and the prosecution thus failed to prove the abuse. The prosecutor has appealed the verdict.