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31 Dec 2009
‘Prague Monitor’ reports of a project aiming to integrate Roma from excluded localities, which can fund social service infrastructure, facilities for field workers, children’s clubs. Municipalities can submit proposals to the...
20 Nov 2009
‘ERRC’ reports on its website that the Czech Prime Minister expressed his regret over instances of coerced sterilisation that took place between 1970s and 1990. The ERRC together with other NGOs congratulated the Czech goverenment for...
17 Oct 2009
‘Prague Daily Monitor’ reports that the Czech Human Rights Minister is planning to introduce the office of a children’s ombudsman, to check complaints concerning violation of children’s rights and influence legislation to...
05 Oct 2009
‘Ceske Noviny’ reports that an advertising agency asked Slovakian Roma, working on a construction site in the centre of Prague to wear yellow T-shirts saying “I should have learned better!”, as part of a campaign...
11 Sep 2009
‘Prague Watchdog’ reports how the situation changed in the EU concerning asylum requests after the application of Dublin regulations. There is a difference between Western and Eastern EU countries regarding “the rule of law,...
24 Aug 2009
‘Radio Praha’ reports that Amnesty International sent a letter to Canadian Immigration Minister calling on Ottawa to scrap tourist visas for Czechs, drawing attention on what they called ‘serious human rights concerns’ in...
09 Aug 2009
“Ceske Noviny” reports that the minimum age of liability in the Czech Republic will remain at 15 years of age – according to the amendment to the new Penal Code, signed by the President Vaclav Kalus. The *same will be the age...
20 Jul 2009
‘Aktualne.cz’ reports that the Czech Cabinet released a report on the status of Roma communities just a week after Canada reimposed a visa regime on the country. The report admits that the number of right-wing extremist is growing and...
13 Jul 2009
‘Ceske Noviny’ – in two days in a row – published articles about the recent news of Canada reimposing visa on Czech citizens – after the number of refugee applications soared from that country. Canada’s...
01 Jun 2009
‘The Prague Post’ reports that the Czech Interior Ministry launched an early warning system on May 25 for missing children. Police have released alarming new statistics that indicate a rise in missing children and teenagers...

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