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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Roma Win Landmark European Judgment Condemning Racial Profiling at the Border in North Macedonia

30 October 2023

Skopje, Brussels, 30 October 2023: The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against North Macedonia in a landmark judgment which condemns racial profiling of Roma at the border.

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ERRC Concerned About Implementation of New Laws on Resolving Statelessness in North Macedonia

19 October 2023

Brussels, 19 October 2023: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) acknowledges recent legislative moves by the North Macedonian government to address statelessness, but remains concerned about how effectively the new laws concerning residence and birth registration, personal identification cards, and citizenship status will be implemented with regards to Roma at risk of statelessness.

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Young Activists Take Legal Action Against Anti-Roma Online Hate in Slovakia

20 September 2023

Bratislava, Brussels, 20 September 2023: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and the Forum for Human Rights (FORUM) have lodged six criminal complaints against individuals who have posted anti-Roma hate speech on social media platforms such as Facebook and YouTube in Slovakia.

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North Macedonian Equality Body Finds Discrimination Against Roma Who Cannot Access ID Following Death of Young Romani Man

18 September 2023

Brussels, Skopje 18 September 2023: the Commission for Prevention and Protection Against Discrimination has issued an opinion recommending the Ministry of Interior  amend a law which prevents Roma living in segregated, informal communities from obtaining identity cards in North Macedonia.

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