Support the ERRC

The European Roma Rights Centre depends upon the generosity of individual donors for its continued existence. Please join in enabling our future with a contribution. Gifts of all sizes are welcome and are accepted via Paypal or bank transfers, according to the information below.

To donate via Paypal (external website; payments processed in Hungarian forints (HUF). To calculate exchange rates: http://www.xe.com/ucc/)

To donate via bank transfer, send your contribution to: 

Account holder: European Roma Rights Centre
Bank name: Budapest Bank, Lipótvárosi Fiók 
Bank address: 1054 Budapest, Báthori u. 1., Hungary
USD IBAN: HU21-10103173-40268600-00000998
EURO IBAN: HU54-10103173-40268600-00000307
SWIFT code: BUDAHUHB

And submit the information below to:

Richard Medcalf, Finance Director 
European Roma Rights Centre
Wesselényi utca 16
H-1077 Budapest
Hungary

Email: richard.medcalf@errc.org
Fax: +36 1 413 2201

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Your donation will be acknowledged with an official letter.

Thank you for supporting our efforts.

Call for Grant Proposals: Community Legal Work Projects

20 January 2017

The ERRC’s legal work – which the organisation describes as “strategic litigation” – has been called “elite” or “elitist”. Budapest-best legal staff members work with us, Roma, as well as with local lawyers and NGOs, to design cases to have a big impact at national or European levels, and ultimately to ensure greater respect for our rights. But is this really working for us? Are we yet convinced – as the ERRC is – that court cases, and relying on legal rights more generally, are going to make our situation any better?

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Call for Proposals: Website Design and Hosting

18 January 2017

The European Roma Rights Centre (“the ERRC”) needs a clear, bold website to get strong messages across to the allies and foes of Roma rights: We are equal. The rights violations we suffer are real and unacceptable. We are taking our cases to court and winning. And the ERRC’s activist lawyers, advocates, researchers, human rights monitors, and entire team are making it possible.

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Romani Woman Harassed by Racist Hospital Staff during Childbirth Wins Case

18 January 2017

Budapest, 18 January 2017: A Romani woman harassed by staff while giving birth at a Hungarian hospital has won a decision in her favour from the Hungarian Equality Body. The woman who gave birth to her baby daughter in February 2016 was alone in the hospital and intimidated by staff who subjected her to verbal harassment and racial slurs, with one doctor telling her “you Gypsies give birth only for the money!”

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