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9 June 2008

This special section of the ERRC's website contains relevant information and links related to the anti-Romani crisis that has been growing in Italy since May 2007, culminating in anti-Romani pogroms in Naples and Milan in May 2008. This page includes links to actions undertaken by the ERRC in response to the developments in Italy, links to actions by other organisations active on these issues, as well as links to relevant articles published by Italian and international media.

For further information on the ERRC's position on developments in Italy, please contact:

Tara Bedard, ERRC Programmes Coordinator, tara.bedard@errc.org (English)

NEW REPORT in English, Italian and Romanian: Security a la Italiana: Fingerprinting, Extreme Violence and Harassment of Roma in Italy.

ERRC Actions:

Actions by other organisations:

Relevant media articles:

The ERRC is not responsible for the content of information published by other organisations or media houses and provides these links here as a reference only.

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School Segregation of Roma and Egyptian Communities in Albania

24 November 2015

This video talks about segregation of Roma and Egyptian children in one school in Albania. The "Naim Frasheri" school, covering nine grades, is in outskirts of city of Korca. It is known as "Roma and Egyptian" school because all children of this school come from families from these two communities. The school has a total of 283 Roma and Egyptian children. The video shows as well what important role can play institutions such as Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination and People' Advocate (Ombudsman) in fighting school segregation. The decision of Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination and Recommendations of People' Advocate create an working platform not only for Ministry of Education and its depending institutions, but as well for all actors working in this field.

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ERRC submission to UN UPR on Hungary (September 2015)

22 September 2015

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), Chance for Children Foundation (CFCF) and Legal Defence Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities (NEKI), concerning Hungary for consideration by the Human Rights Council (HRC) within its Universal Periodic Review at its 25th session, April / May 2016. 

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Joint submission to UN CEDAW on Slovakia (October 2015)

2 October 2015

Written comments by the European Roma Rights Centre and Center for Civil and Human Rights concerning Slovakia to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women at the 62nd Session (26 October - 20 November 2015).  

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