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Slovakia: Failing to ensure an impartial and thorough investigation into allegations of illegal sterilization of Romani women

, Index number: EUR 72/002/2003

Amnesty International is concerned about allegations of illegal, including forced, sterilization of Romani women in Slovakia. The Slovak authorities are apparently failing to ensure an independent, thorough and impartial conduct of the investigation into all the circumstances surrounding the alleged illegal sterilization of Romani women. Moreover, they are also responsible for other measures that have impeded justice for the alleged victims of these grave human rights violations.

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