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02 Dec 2016
'Thomson Reuters Foundation' reports that Bystrany, a town in eastern Slovakia with a majority Roma population, has thrived in the past decade thanks to remittances from locals who grabbed the benefits of European Union membership and sought work in...
14 Oct 2016
'Open Democracy' reports that one of the permanent features of the mainstream discussion about the ‘Roma issue’ in Slovakia is attributing responsibility for Roma marginalization and poverty to Roma themselves. Statements blaming the Roma as a group...
12 Oct 2016
'Slovak Spectator' reports that young Roma in Europe have a lot of skills and capacities and would like to participate actively in shaping their own future, but they often lack the opportunities to use their capabilities to the fullest, said...
27 Jun 2016
The ERRC reports that The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) together with the Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa pre občianske a ľudské práva) welcome the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC)...
26 Jan 2016
The European Roma Rights Centre reports that Roma in Slovakia are often forced to live in unsafe, hazardous and unhealthy housing conditions. In the first week of 2016 two small Romani children died in Košice, Slovakia. Both the 6- and 4-month-old...
25 Jan 2016
The European Roma Rights Centre reports that the deaths of two small Romani children on January 1 and January 3  in Slovakia went largely unremarked and unreported in the European media. One child froze to death, the other died in a fire. This last...

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