28 February 2023
This monitoring report is a record of human rights violations against Romani refugees from Ukraine in the year following the Russian invasion on the 24th February. In the aftermath of the opening of full-scale hostilities, the ERRC and partners mobilised human rights monitoring teams inside Ukraine and several of the countries bordering (the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova). We are also grateful to activists working in Poland who’s important work we have quoted in this report to provide a more complete picture of discrimination faced by Romani refugees from Ukraine across Europe.
22 February 2023
This report on Roma in the criminal justice system of Serbia is one part of an ongoing series of country reports produced by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) in partnership with Fair Trials, which examines the impact of anti-Roma racism on the workings of the criminal justice systems.
14 February 2023
This report examines the impact of anti-Roma racism within the criminal justice system in North Macedonia. The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), in partnership with Fair Trials, has produced a set of four country reports to break the silence over the mistreatment of Romani people, and to challenge governments’ continued denial of the racism that underpins disparities in criminal justice systems across Europe.
07 February 2023
This report is one of a series of four investigating anti-Roma racism in the criminal justice systems of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, and North Macedonia, and produced in partnership with Fair Trials. The evidence from the reports and the ERRC’s caseload over twenty years strongly suggests that law enforcement agencies are institutionally racist, and there is official tolerance of a culture of impunity within law enforcement when it comes to mistreatment of Roma.
07 February 2023
This report on Roma in the criminal justice system of Slovakia is one of four country reports produced by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) in partnership with Fair Trials which examine the impact of anti-Roma racism and the extent to which institutional discrimination is embedded in the criminal justice systems.
20 July 2022
Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre, concerning Slovakia to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, for consideration to the 107th session (8 - 30 August 2022).
09 June 2022
This report aims to break the silence over racist policing through evidence gathered on police violence against Roma in six EU Member States. It reveals widespread institutional racism, brutality, and impunity amongst law enforcement concerning crimes against Roma. In each of the six countries, the report demonstrates the extent to which anti-Roma racism is endemic and systemic within the ranks of officers paid to ‘protect and serve’.