Justice Denied: Roma in the criminal justice system of the Czech Republic

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.

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Justice Denied: Roma in the criminal justice system of Slovakia

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.

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ERRC submission to UN CERD on Slovakia (July 2022)

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).

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Brutal and Bigoted: Policing Roma in the EU

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’.

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Research on the access and functionality of the system for protection of Romani women victims of domestic violence on the territory of Skopje

24 March 2022

The ERRC commissioned the Association Initiative for Women’s rights from Suto Orizari to research domestic and gender biased violence against Romani women in North Macedonia since the adaption of the Istanbul Convention in 2017.

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Justice Denied: Roma in the Criminal Justice System

02 March 2022

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) in partnership with Fair Trials produced this new set of forthcoming reports to break the silence over the mistreatment of Roma, and to challenge governments’ continued denial of the racism that underpins disparities in criminal justice systems across Europe.

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ERRC Submission to UN CERD on Switzerland (October 2021)

11 October 2021

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) concerning Switzerland (Geneva) for Consideration by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at its 105th Session (15 Nov 2021 - 03 Dec 2021).

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