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News & Events: ERRC Letter to the General Prosecutor of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vukašin Jokanović
7 November 1997

News & Events: Letter to Mr Vlajko Stojiljković, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
28 October 1999

News & Events: ERRC letter to Serbian Prime Minister
27 July 2000

News & Events: UN Anti-Racism Committee Rules against Serbia and Montenegro
17 March 2006

News & Events: European Roma Rights Center Press Release to European Council
4 September 2002

News & Events: ERRC Letter to Montenegrin Prime Minister
10 January 2002

News & Events: ERRC: Personal Documents and Threats to the Exercise of Fundamental Rights among Roma in the Former Yugoslavia
8 September 2002

News & Events: Romani Community Threatened with Eviction by Serbian Authorities
28 August 2003

News & Events: Lawsuit filed with the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for refusal to allow Roma into discotheque in Serbia and Montenegro
2 April 2003

News & Events: Montenegrin Government Agrees to Pay 985,000 Euro in Compensation to Pogrom Victims
4 July 2003

Research & Advocacy: The Protection of Roma Rights in Serbia and Montenegro
24 April 2003

Research & Advocacy: Book published in memory of Romani victim of racially-motivated killing in Yugoslavia
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: Violence against Roma in Serbia
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: Romani Woman Claims Discrimination at Work
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Romani graffiti mars Romani cultural events in Yugoslavia; skinheads on trial for incitement of racial hatred
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Attacks on Roma in Yugoslavia
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Police abuse of Roma in Yugoslavia
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: An obstructed path: Roma and access to justice
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Marija Demić: ERRC intern
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Legal Action in Romani Cases in Serbia and Montenegro
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Roma go to the Constitutional Court of Serbia and Montenegro over Discrimination in Access to Public Services
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: In Serbia, Displaced Kosovo Roma Face Harsh Reality and Little Assistance
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Housing Rights and Forced Evictions in Serbia
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romani Children Blocked from Enrolling in School in Spain and Serbia and Montenegro
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police Inactive in Protecting Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Secure National Minority Status in Serbia and Montenegro
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: In Serbia, Bad Water Causes Disease among Roma
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Attacks on Kosovo Roma in Montenegro
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Belgrade Romani settlement levelled and inhabitants beaten by police
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Kosovo Romani refugees in Serbia and Macedonia: an update
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Skinhead attacks against Romani youth in Serbia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Pressure on independent Romani voices in Serbia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Civilian Violence Against Roma in Serbia
7 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Roma in Serbia Cannot Access the Social Welfare System
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Expelled Roma in Former Yugoslavia Testify
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Evictions of Kosovo Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police Abuse in Serbia and Montenegro
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma barred from sports centre pool in Yugoslavia
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Romani children and the right to education in Central and Eastern Europe
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Skinhead violence against Roma in Yugoslavia
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Police violence against Roma in Yugoslavia
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Police Abuse Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Rights 3, 2003: Personal Documents and Access to Fundamental Rights
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: The Right to an Identity
29 October 2003

News & Events: ERRC and HLC Win Key UN Torture Case
9 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Racist Threats against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Field Report: ERRC in Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Displaced Kosovo Roma and Egyptians Face Evictions in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: A Step in the Right Direction: Accessing Personal Documents in Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Evicted from Long-time Residences in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Experience Difficulties in Accessing Personal Documents in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: 985,000 Euro Compensation for Romani Victims of 1995 Pogrom in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Romani Pupils Face Verbal and Physical Assault at School in Serbia and Montenegro
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Failure of state protection in Yugoslavia
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: Police abuse of Kosovar Romani refugees in Yugoslavia
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Romani children harassed by classmates in Yugoslav schools
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Romani Pentecostals attacked in Yugoslavia
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Serbian refugees attack displaced Kosovo Roma in Belgrade
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: After the deep freeze: ethnicity, minorities and tolerance in the new Eastand Central Europe
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Refika Mustafic - Opre Roma!
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Police violence against minors in Novi Sad and Belgrade, Serbia
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Racist graffiti in Serbian towns
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Displaced Kosovo Roma in the region: an update
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Racially motivated violence against Roma in Serbia
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Romani Inmate Ill-Treated in Serbia and Montenegro
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Legal Action in Roma Rights Cases in Serbia and Montenegro
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Romani Man Abused in the Criminal Justice System
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Serbian Teacher Verbally Assaults Romani Girl
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Discrimination Legal Action in Serbia and Montenegro
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Agreement Reached After Court Confirmed Romani Refugees Must Vacate Camp in Serbia and Montenegro
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Serbian Newspaper Publishes
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Longstanding Romani Residents Threatened with Eviction in Serbia and Montenegro
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: UN Committee Against Torture Finds Montenegrin Authorities in Flagrant Breach of Human Rights Standards
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma in Serbia and Montenegro Live in Substandard Conditions
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Violent Attacks against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Segregated Education for Romani Children in Serbia and Montenegro
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Discriminated against in Access to Social Benefits in Serbia
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Police Violence against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Discriminated against in Access to Health Care in Serbia and Montenegro
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Inadequate Accommodation Provided to Kosovo Romani Refugees after Camp Destroyed by Fire in Serbia
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Legal Action in Anti-Romani Crimes in Serbia and Montenegro
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: News roundup: Snapshot from around Europe
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Skinheads kill 14-year-old Romani boy in Yugoslavia
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Seminar on human rights litigation
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Community violence against Roma in Montenegro and the inactivity of the state
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Roma from Kosovo victimized in the Serb-Albanian ethnic conflict
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Yugoslav Roma asking for national minority status
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Police Violence against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Prosecuting Anti-Romani Actions in Serbia and Montenegro
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Protest Attempts at Forced Eviction in Yugoslavia
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Face Difficulties in Obtaining Citizenship in Serbia and Montenegro
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Violence against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Personal Documents and Threats to the Exercise of Fundamental Rights among Roma in the former Yugoslavia
4 June 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police beat Roma in Yugoslavia
15 August 2001

News & Events: ERRC/HLC/MRC Legal Action in Serbian Forced Eviction Case - Serbian Police Abuse Roma in the Course of Large-Scale Forced Eviction in Belgrade
17 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Court rulings on Roma rights cases in Yugoslavia
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Roma rally in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
15 August 2001

News & Events: UN Torture Committee Again Rules Against Police Abuse of Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
16 November 2005

Research & Advocacy: Skinhead violence targeting Roma in Yugoslavia
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Romani man beaten by police in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Police Officers Beat Romani Youth in Serbia and Montenegro
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Racist Violence against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Romani Families Threatened with Wintertime Eviction in Serbia and Montenegro
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Suspended Sentences for Police Officers Found Guilty of Torturing Romani Men in Serbia and Montenegro
28 May 2004

Research & Advocacy: Threatened Eviction of Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Roma Violently Attacked in Serbia and Montenegro
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Romani Refugees Denied Access to Health Care in Serbia and Montenegro
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Romani Youth Abused by Police and Teachers in Serbia and Montenegro
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Police Verbally Abuse Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
11 March 2005

News & Events: UN Concerned at Situation of Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
30 May 2005

News & Events: Serbia in Violation of Torture Convention in Roma Case
29 June 2005

Research & Advocacy: Serbian Authorities Revoke Welfare for Romani Recipients of Compensation from Germany for the Romani Holocaust
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Roma Discriminated Against in Access to Health Care in Serbia and Montenegro
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Forced Evictions of Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Issues Concluding Observations on Serbia and Montenegro
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Police Brutality Against Roma in Serbia and Montenegro
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: UN CAT Rules Serbia and Montenegro in Violation of Convention Against Torture
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: Roma Discriminated Against in Access to Social Services in Serbia and Montenegro
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: Community Opposition Prevents Temporary Housing for Roma in Belgrade
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: City of Belgrade Initiates Coordination Centre for the Inclusion of Roma
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination first finding against Serbia and Montenegro
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: UN Torture Committee Instructs Government to Investigate Police Abuse of Roma
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: Bus Driver Physically Assaults Romani Boys in Serbia and Montenegro
13 November 2006

News & Events: Human Rights Problems Facing Romani Women in Serbia Brought to the Attention of the UN Women's Rights Committee
3 April 2007

Research & Advocacy: Serbian War Crimes Court Sentences Kosovo Albanian for Atrocities against Roma
18 May 2007

News & Events: UN Women's Rights Committee Calls on Serbia to Address Discrimination against Romani Women
13 June 2007

Research & Advocacy: Serbian School Authorities Ignore Ongoing Abuse of Romani Boy
19 June 2007

News & Events: Discrimination against Roma punished by the Court
19 July 2007

Research & Advocacy: Romani Man Beaten in Serbia
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: Serbian Court Punishes Discrimination against Roma
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: UN Women's Rights Committee Calls on Serbia to Address Discrimination against Romani Women
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Evaluates Situation of Roma, Ashkaeli and Egyptian IDPs from Kosovo in Serbia
20 November 2007

News & Events: International Human Rights Groups Urge Human Rights Respect of Roma and Government-Roma Partnership
8 April 2009

News & Events: UN Committee Finds Serbia Violated Torture Convention
24 July 2009

News & Events: Rights Organisations Urge Prevention and Prosecution of Racist Attacks in Serbia
17 June 2010

Resource Centre: Basic Facts on Roma - Serbia
28 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on Serbia (March 2007)
10 March 2007

News & Events: ERRC Presents Findings of Roma Housing Research
13 December 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Serbia (January 2011)
27 January 2011

Research & Advocacy: Standards Do Not Apply: Inadequate Housing in Romani Communities
2 February 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Serbia (May 2011)
10 May 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Serbia (June 2010)
1 June 2010

Research & Advocacy: Zaštita prava Roma u Srbiji i Crnoj Gori
24 April 2003

News & Events: ERRC Urges Serbia to Ensure Secure, Adequate Housing for Evicted Roma
16 June 2011

Research & Advocacy: Podnesak Evropskog centra za prava Roma Komitetu ujedinjenih nacija za eliminaciju diskriminacije žena o stanju u Srbiji (Mart 2007)
10 March 2007

News & Events: Rights Groups: Serbia Must Halt Eviction of Romani Families
4 November 2011

News & Events: Evicted Roma face attacks in new Belgrade settlement
4 May 2012

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Serbia (May 2012)
29 May 2012

News & Events: Rights Groups Slam Disastrous Housing Conditions for Roma Forcibly Evicted from Belvil
13 July 2012

Human Rights Education: Priručnik za Advokate o Zastupanju Roma-Žrtva Diskriminacije
15 September 2005

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Serbia (July 2012)
16 July 2012

News & Events: Roma Killed, Attacked in Serbia – ERRC Urges Full Investigation
27 March 2013

News & Events: Serbia: Romani Families Face Uncertain Future One Year After Forced Eviction of Belvil Informal Settlement
26 April 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Serbia (May 2013)
22 May 2013

Research & Advocacy: Serbia: Country Profile 2011-2012
17 July 2013

News & Events: Racist Attacks on Resettled Roma in Belgrade
10 September 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CESCR on Serbia (October 2013)
9 October 2013

Research & Advocacy: Još uvek daleko od cilja: Prezastupljenost romske dece u „specijalnim školama” u Srbiji
19 March 2014

Research & Advocacy: A Long Way to Go: Overrepresentation of Romani Children in “Special Schools” in Serbia
19 March 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CESCR on Serbia (March 2014)
21 March 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Serbia (May 2014)
26 May 2014

Research & Advocacy: Dzuvljarke: Roma Lesbian Existence
1 July 2014

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: Serbia
7 March 2016

News & Events: School Segregation Map
1 December 2015

News & Events: Romani Children Segregated in Serbian Kindergarten
15 September 2016

News & Events: Roma Denied Electricity in Serbia: Discriminatory Collective Punishment for Roma Paying Through Collective Meter
14 October 2016

News & Events: Call for Participants: Workshop on Emergency Justice From European Court of Human Rights
9 November 2016

Research & Advocacy: Joint submission to UN CRC on Serbia (December 2016)
16 December 2016

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Serbia (February 2017)
14 February 2017

News & Events: Roma Tortured by Police in Belgrade After Reporting Stolen Car
16 May 2017

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Serbia (June 2017)
30 June 2017

Strategic Litigation: Dimović and others v Serbia
24 November 2017

Research & Advocacy: Family Life Denied: Overrepresentation of Romani Children in State Care in Serbia
4 December 2017

ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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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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