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Hungarian Court Punishes Employment Discrimination

29 July 2004

On May 10, 2004, the Pest Central District Court found that Teremekmix Ltd., a private com-pany, had discriminated against Mr Jozsef Rádics, a Romani man, on racial grounds. In 1999,Teremekmix Ltd. refused to employ Mr Rádics as a leaflet distributor, stating that the position had been filled three weeks after his application was reg-istered. The Budapest-based Legal Defence Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities (NEKI) provided legal assistance in the case with fi-nancial support from the ERRC. Teremekmix Ltd. had reportedly ar-gued it had a "discretional right" in choosing whom it wanted to hire.Teremekmix Ltd.decided not to appeal. (ERRC)

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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Cause of Action: Romani Children in State Care in Nógrád County (Hungary)

20 November 2017

The data showed that Romani children are grossly overrepresented in the care system in Nógrád County: although they make up under 20% of the county’s population, Romani children make up over 80% of those in care. The data showed a strong correlation between deep poverty, severe deprivation, and the entry of children into the care system.

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Roma Belong - Discrimination, Statelessness and Marginalisation of Roma in the Western Balkans and Ukraine

26 October 2017

The #RomaBelong project is a joint initiative by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI) and the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) in collaboration with partner organisations in Albania ...

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