UN CRC calls on the Slovak government to comply with its human rights obligations on children’s rights

Budapest, Košice, 27 June 2016: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) together with the Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa pre občianske a ľudské práva) welcome the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) issued recently after its session on Slovakia. The report urges the Government of the Slovak R ...

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Italy: Authorities placed Roma from Masseria del Pozzo in inhumane conditions

Budapest, 24 June 2016: Amnesty International, Associazione 21 luglio ONLUS, Associazione Garibaldi 101, European Roma Rights Centre, Associazione Cinema e Diritti - Festival del Cinema dei diritti umani and OsservAzione strongly denounce the forced eviction on 21 June by the local authorities of Giugliano in Campania (Naples Province) of around 75 Rom ...

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ERRC Calls for Action Over the Abuse of Romani Children by England Fans in Lille

Budapest, 22 June 2016: Today the European Roma Rights Centre issued letters to footballing authorities calling for their urgent and decisive response regarding the demeaning actions of a group of England fans towards Romani children in Lille. 

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Municipality Ordered to Rehouse Roma Evicted from Eforie in 2013

Budapest, 6 June 2016: Eforie: a Black Sea holiday resort known for its clear blue waters, gleaming beaches and mild summer climate, was the arena in which the local municipality took drastic and unlawful action in 2013 against more than 100 Roma living in the area for forty years.

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Joint submission to the Council of Europe on implementation of police brutality judgments in Romania (June 2016)

7 June 2016

Joint submission by the European Roma Rights Centre, Romani CRISS and APADOR-CH concerning Romania's implementation of the Barbu Anghelescu group of cases, for consideration by the Committee of Ministers during its June 2016 review.

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Joint submission to UN CRC on Slovakia (April 2016)

18 April 2016

Written comments by the European Roma Rights Centre and Center for Civil and Human Rights concerning Slovakia for consideration by the Committee on the Rights of the Child at the 72nd Session (17 May 2016 – 03 June 2016)

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Combating Hate Crime and Hate Speech in France and Italy

4 February 2016

Introduction

For years, the ERRC has been documenting hate crime and hate speech in various countries. With support from the Open Society Initiative for Europe, the ERRC is carrying out a project designed to expose the extent of anti-Roma hate crime and hate speech in France and Italy and improve the authorities' response to these problems. The purpose of this project is to introduce a new methodology for this work and apply it in these two Western European countries, where the extent of anti-Roma hate speech and hate crime is largely recognised, but poorly documented or addressed. 

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