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28 Apr 2015
The Slovak Spectator reports that  Slovak police is training Czech counterpart how deal with ethnic minorities, nonetheless Slovak police have faced criticism for their treatment of the Roma, especially during several settlement raids. The deputy...
21 Apr 2015
'The Slovak Spectator' reports that while the locals describe an April 3 police intervention in Vrbnica as brutal and violent, and displayed their bruised and injured bodies for cameras, police deny the allegations. The raid in Vrbnica is...
13 Mar 2015
'Amnesty International' reports that last week they returned in north-eastern Slovakia’s Kežmarok district after a previous visit in 2012 to see if anything had changed for Romani residents there, three years after a landmark judgment found that a...
12 Mar 2015
 'The Slovak Spectator' reports on the idea endorsed by Peter Pollák, the government’s plenipotentiary for Roma communities, of making preschool compulsory for Roma children.  The fact that Roma pupils do not understand Slovak upon entering primary...
26 Feb 2015
'The Slovak Spectator' reports on Slovakia's difficulties to stop Roma discrimination or take action against police who engage in violence, as emerged in Amnesty International Slovensko’s (AIS) report evaluating the state of human rights in 2014....
12 Feb 2015
'Transition Online' reports on new opportunities for Slovakia's most deprived minority, the Roma. Romani-speaking students, who trail their peers by some four full years of schooling on average, can now benefit from vocational education and...
17 Jul 2014
‘Slovak Spectator’ reports that three artists from the Dramatic Adventure Theater from New York have organised interactive workshop for children and youth in a Roma settlement. The main goal of the workshop is to support the personal...
10 Apr 2014
‘EU Observer’ reports of a migration flow between the Slovak town of Kosice and the Belgian town of Ghent. It explores the root causes, the failing of policies to integrate Roma in Slovakia, while Belgium is faced with the increasing...
04 Mar 2014
‘The Slovak Spectator’ reports that a Roma health conference was held in the city of Poprad last week. The conference was attended by health awareness experts and focused on health and and health awareness in Roma settlements. It was...
21 Jan 2014
‘The Slovak Spectator’ reports that the National Strategy for Protection of Children from Violence in Slovakia has been approved by the government of Slovakia. The objectives of the national strategy are to establish a special unit for...

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