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17.6.2014, ljudskaprava.gov.rs – Fight against discrimination in United States of America

On 17th June 2014 in Palata Srbija Office for human and minorities’ rights have organized a visit of prominent law professor on University of Iowa, Adrien Ving, with objective of exchange of experience and meeting with challenges and ways of realization of anti-discriminatory policy in United States of America. Professor Adrien Ving held a lecture with subject “Fight against discrimination ... Read More »

17.6.2014, Vijesti – Economic strengthening of Roma in direct relation with education

Process of economic strengthening of Roma is in direct connection with solving of their legal status, education and employment, areas in which Montenegro actively worked during its presiding over the Decade, it was said on the conference in Podgorica. Two-day conference with subject Economic strengthening of Roma began today, in organization of the Ministry for human and minority rights and ... Read More »

17.6.2014, NIAR – Negative popular attitudes towards Roma

Intensity of recent anti-Roma violence in Italy should serve as a wakening alarm for everyone in Europe. Multiple factors in work: negative popular attitudes towards Roma; abuse that they experience from side of police; official and unofficial discrimination during employment, housing, health care and other aspects of public life; violent rhetoric of exclusion and persecution used by public officials; failure ... Read More »

17.6.2014, NIAR – Roma are European most vulnerable minority

There is great social-economic inequality between majority European population and Roma, out of whom majority lives in extreme poverty. If no changes occur, this constant poverty may become great burden in further prosperity of Europe, which will equally be great tragedy both for Roma and non-Roma population. Situation when between twelve and fifteen million Roma live on this continent requires ... Read More »

17.6.2014, OSCE – OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities calls on political leaders in Skopje to unite and act to preserve stability

On a visit to Skopje, Kumanovo and Tetovo from 10-13 June 2014, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors expressed serious concern with regard to recurring outbreaks of inter-ethnic incidents in the country. She noted that of immediate concern is the verdict in the 2012 Smiljkovci Lake murder case, which is expected to be delivered tomorrow, 18 June, ... Read More »

17.6.2014, OSCE – OSCE/ODIHR launches Hate Crime Reporting website

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) today launched its Hate Crime Reporting website, transforming its annual hate crime report into an interactive and user-friendly resource. The new website, which can be found at http://hatecrime.osce.org/, provides users with all of the materials and data contained in the paper report – “Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region – Incidents ... Read More »

17.6.2014, romea.cz – “I was born in your bed”: Czech town presents Venice Biennale exhibition on Roma

An exhibition by multimedia artist Daniel Pešta, whose work was featured in the 2013 Venice Biennale, will now be exhibited comprehensively for the first time in the Czech Republic. The project, which is dominated by two large-format pieces of video art, is about the phenomenon of the Romani issue and individuals’ attitudes toward it. The exhibition will take place from ... Read More »

17.6.2014, BBC – France’s Hollande condemns attack on Roma teenager

French President Francois Hollande has condemned a lynch mob attack which left a Roma (Gypsy) teenager badly injured on a Paris housing estate. A mob took the 16-year-old from a Roma camp in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine on Friday after he was accused by locals of burglary, a police source said. The 200 or so people in the camp fled the area the ... Read More »

16.6.2014, Tanjug – Macedonian a new prime-minister of all Roma of the world

SKOPLJE – Macedonian Zoran Dimov (48) is a new prime-minister of all Roma of the world, writes today Macedonian portal Tajm. Congress of international Roma organization elected him for the prime-minister of world Roma government, which was  held at the beginning of June in Romanian town of Sibia, on which participated Roma from 38 countries. Dimov, alias owner of local ... Read More »

16.6.2014, NIAR – New European minority’s standard

New European minority’s standard requires an active attitude of states towards preserve of identity of minorities in form of undertaking necessary and special measures.  Both minority’s standard of OSCE and Council of Europe, which make the European standard in the area of minorities’ protection, show that essence of minority’s protection isn’t in provisions, institutional-legal frameworks, but foremost in the policy ... Read More »