European Court asks if Czech police used ‘more than absolutely necessary force’ in the death of Stanislav Tomáš

29 February 2024

Prague, Brussels, 29 February 2024: The European Court of Human Rights has communicated the case against the Czech Republic for the death of Romani man Stanislav Tomáš while being forcibly restrained by police officers in Teplice in 2021.

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Roma Rights Summer School 2024: Call for Applications

15 February 2024

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is pleased to accept applications for the highly acclaimed Roma Rights Summer School. The Summer School will be organised this year in Athens, Greece from the 1st – 10th July 2024.

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New Research Shows How Racism Prevents Roma, Sinti, & Travellers from Participating in Sport

13 February 2024

Brussels, 13 February 2024: A report published today demonstrates how antigypsyism (the specific form of structural racism faced by Romani and Traveller people) is the primary barrier preventing Roma, Sinti, and Travellers from participating in sport and physical activity in Europe.

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North Macedonian Equality Body Finds Discrimination & Segregation of Roma in Prilep School

01 February 2024

Brussels, 1 February 2024: North Macedonia’s Equality Body, the Commission for Prevention and Protection from Discrimination, has issued an opinion against a primary school in Prilep for the “indirect, continued discrimination leading to segregation” of Romani pupils. 

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New Czech Volunteer-led Research & Legal Action Shows How Roma Can Combat Online Hate

24 January 2024

Brussels, Prague, 24 January 2024: Young Romani activists, part of a volunteer-led project to record and litigate against online hate speech in the Czech Republic, have today released a publication exposing the state of online hate against Roma in the country as well as a policy guide detailing what the government must do if it wants to effectively challenge it.

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ERRC Will Provide Legal Support to Romani Mother Abused by a Doctor in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia

23 January 2024

Brussels, 23 January 2024: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) will provide legal support to a Romani woman, Ms. Marica Mihajlović, who was the victim of severe obstetric violence in Sremska Mitrovica General Hospital resulting in the death of her baby on 13th January 2024.

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Promising Change: Romani Children in State Care in North Macedonia

09 November 2023

Brussels, 9 November 2023: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) has today released new research concerning North Macedonia’s progress on deinstitutionalization of its children in state care sector.

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