Today marks the anniversary of the eviction of over 300 Roma from Coastei street, in the heart of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This video shows an event this week which commemorated the eviction. Here are the voices of some of those who were evicted and those organising the fight for justice.
Five Years after the Government Officially Expressed Its Regret, Victims of Involuntary Sterilisation Still Waiting for Compensation
Budapest, Prague, 10 December 2014: For almost three decades, until the end of the 1990s, Romani women and women with disabilities in the former Czechoslovakia were sterilised without free and informed consent. The practice continued occasionally in the 2000s.
Romania Falls Short of its International Human Rights Obligations on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Budapest, 3 December 2014: Amnesty International and the European Roma Rights Centre welcome the Concluding Observations made public on Monday 1 December by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights following the recent review of ...
ERRC and its Partners sent a letter of concern on behalf of the proposed use of EU-funds for a segregated camp in Naples, Italy
Budapest, Naples, 28 November 2014: On 21 November, the European Roma Rights Centre and its partners, Associazione 21 Luglio and OsservAzione, sent a letter to the Municipality of Naples to express their concern regarding plans to evict the Romani community in Cupa Perillo and to re-locate approximately half of the evictees to a yet-to-be-b ...