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Slovakia Discrimination

Slovakia: Written Submissions on Behalf of the Intervener to the European Court of Human Rights Between: M.H. and Others (Applicants) and Slovakia (Respondent) and Amnesty International (Intervener) Application No 14099/18

This case concerns an obligation to carry out an effective investigation into allegations of discriminatory ill-treatment as required by the procedural aspect of Article 3 in conjunction with Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’). Amnesty International provides legal...
Europe and Central Asia Racial Discrimination

Slovakia: Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – 94th Session, 20 November- 8 December 2017

The submission outlines concerns that Amnesty International has with respect to Slovakia’s compliance with the Convention based on the organization’s most recent research. In particular, the submission highlights concerns with respect to the persistent and systemic discrimination and racial...
Slovakia Children

Slovakia’s failing marks on Romani children

By Anna Blus, Central Europe Researcher It is lunch time in a small town in eastern Slovakia, and the sound of children’s laughter rings out from a school playground. This is a sleepy, unremarkable place, sitting under a pall of grey smoke from the nearby industrial plant whose tall chimneys...