Slovak Republic

Les autorités slovaques manquent à leurs obligations envers les écoliers roms

L'inaction persistante du gouvernement slovaque face à la ségrégation que subissent des milliers d'enfants roms est une atteinte honteuse et illégale à la dignité du pays, écrit Amnesty International dans un rapport rendu public mercredi 4 septembre. Des milliers d'enfants roms de Slovaquie font une nouvelle fois leur rentrée dans des écoles et classes à part. L'inaction persistante du gouvernement slovaque face à la ségrégation que subissent des milliers d'enfants roms est une atteinte honteuse et illégale à la dignité du pays, écrit Amnesty Internation

Slovak authorities in breach of obligations to Romani school children - 4 September 2013

Headline Title:  Slovak authorities in breach of obligations to Romani school children The Slovakian government’s continuing inaction over the segregation of thousands of Roma children is a shameful and unlawful affront to society, said Amnesty International in a report published tod A new report relevals the Slovakian government’s continuing inaction over the segregation of Roma children as thousands start the new school year in separate schools and classes. Media Node:  Slovakia Story Location:  Slovakia 48° 44' 21.426" N, 17° 8' 19.2192" E “It is high time the Slovak authorities end the discriminatory practice of segregation in education and recognize their responsibility to ensure that all children in the country have equal access to quality education. Otherwise, the lives of these children will be blighted for ever by inferior education, humiliation and separation. ” Source:  Jezerca Tigani, Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia Programme. “I don’t accept segregation. My child should receive the same level of education as non-Roma children.” Source:  A Romani mother from the town of Levoča, whose children were placed in Roma-only classes URL:  Unfulfilled promises: Failing to end segregation of Roma pupils in Slovakia Description:  Report, 4 September 2013 URL:  Slovakia: Discrimination against Roma in access to education: Amnesty International Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review Description:  Document, 1 June 2013 URL:  Slovakia: Briefing to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 48th session Description:  Document, 1 March 2012 URL:  Slovakia: Right to education without discrimination: Policy brief to the Slovak government Description:  Briefing, 20 May 2011 URL:  Slovakia: A tale of two schools: Segregating Roma into special education in Slovakia Description:  Report, 24 July 2008

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Take action to end segregation and discrimination of Roma children Vigil infront of Slovak embassy to end segregation of Roma children © Amnesty International

Slovak authorities in breach of obligations to Romani school children

The Slovakian government’s continuing inaction over the segregation of thousands of Roma children is a shameful and unlawful affront to society The Slovakian government’s continuing inaction over the segregation of thousands of Roma children is a shameful and unlawful affront to society, said Amnesty International in a report published tod
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Contexte

En septembre il a été décidé de supprimer la fonction de vice-Premier ministre en charge des droits humains et des minorité


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خلفية

في سبتمبر/أيلول، أُلغي منصب نائب رئيس الوزراء لشؤون حقوق الإنسان والأقليات الوطنية، وأُسندت مسؤولية حماية حقوق الإنسان ومنع الت


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Información general

En septiembre se suprimió la oficina del viceprimer ministro de Derechos Humanos y Minorías Nacionales.


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Background

In September, the office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Human Rights and National Minorities was disestablished.


Slovak court rules segregation of Roma in schools unlawful - 31 October 2012

Headline Title:  Slovak court rules segregation of Roma in schools unlawful A historic Slovak court ruling that the segregation of Roma in schools is unlawful sends a strong signal to the authorities that separate education based on the ethnicity of the pupils is unaccepta Landmark judgement sends a strong signal to the authorities that separate education based on the ethnicity of the pupils is unacceptable. Media Node:  Slovakia Roma in schools Twitter Tag:  slovakia Story Location:  Šarišské Michaľany Eslovaquia 49° 4' 9.12" N, 21° 8' 13.92" E “This landmark judgment is a signal to the authorities, including the Ministry of Education, that segregation of Romani pupils on the basis of ethnicity violates the right to equality and Slovakia’s international obligations to end discrimination.” Source:  Marek Marczyński, Deputy Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 31/10/2012

Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame By Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization. Media Node:  Roma evictions Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Germany 51° 42' 31.9608" N, 10° 38' 5.1576" E See map: Google Maps “Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization” Source:  Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Date:  Fri, 26/10/2012

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