Archive January 2014

30.1.2014. – romea.cz: Czech Republic – Romani enrolments into first grade exceeding capacity of school in Předlice

Martin Košnar, director of the primary school in the Předlice quarter of Ústí nad Labem, says that exponentially more children than usual are enrolling into the first grade there. All of the children enrolled there are of Romani nationality. “It’s not that the school was established as a Romani one, that fact has developed on the basis of the situation ... Read More »

30.1.2014. – authintmail.com: Hungary Roma condemned to special needs schools

As Hungary struggles to integrate its large Roma minority, a relic from the communist-era education system continues to place disproportionate numbers of Roma children in schools for pupils with learning disabilities. At the state-run Petofi school in Gyongyos, 80 kilometres (50 miles) east of Budapest, most of the children aged from five to 18 appear to be Roma. They can be seen ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – inkluzija.gov.rs: EU threatens risk from poverty of working active ones

One of the most tangible social consequences of economic crisis is significant increase of poverty within the working active part of European Union’s population. Gradual decrease of unemployment, as it’s warned, might not be sufficient to revert that trend if great differences in salaries remain on stage that are partially consequence of more and more work with part-time work. In ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – inkluzija.gov.rs: EU threatens risk from the poverty of working active ones

One of the most tangible social consequences of economic crisis is significant increase of poverty within the working active part of European Union’s population. Gradual decrease of unemployment, as it’s warned, might not be sufficient to revert that trend if great differences in salaries remain on stage that are partially consequence of more and more work with part-time work. In ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – ljudskaprava.gov.rs: Interns in visit to the Delegation of European Union

Interns of the Internship program for young people – members of minorities in state institutions in Serbia have visited with director of the Office for human and minorities’ rights, Dr Suzana Paunovic, Delegation of European Union in Republic of Serbia, where they had been received by H.E. ambassador Michale Davenport, Mr. Luca Bianconi, chief of political section, Mrs. Ana Stankovic, ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – dnevno.hr: Five Roma charnels desecrated on Orthodox cemetery

In night between Monday and Tuesday on Orthodox cemetery in Slavonski Brod were desecrated five expensive Roma charnels. Charnels hadn’t been damaged, but only opened. Cemetery workers returned opened grave-stones. Source: http://www.dnevno.hr/vijesti/crna-kronika/113242-foto-na-pravoslavnom-groblju-oskvrnuto-pet-romskih-grobnica.html   Read More »

29.1.2014. – subotica.com: Third Serbia – Jobbik is present in Serbia already for 5 years

Announcement of political organization “Third Serbia”:  Few days after the incident that “Jobbik” facilitated, we believe that it’s very important to meet the publicity of our city and country with reasons why should it be worried with occurrence of this movement. It’s about party “Movement for better Hungary” established in 2003, which publicly propagate antisemitism, racism and ideas of Mikloš ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – romea.cz: Slovakia – Police arrest neo-Nazis in Nitra, investigative delays to be reviewed

News server SME.sk reports that yesterday evening, police in Nitra finally arrested five neo-Nazis whose brutal assault on the defenseless customers of the Mariatchi student bar was captured by municipal police cameras last year. The video footage of the brutal assault was made public and media began to report on the case, apparently speeding up the police investigation. “We have ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – fra.europa.eu: FRA feeds into debate on future justice and home affairs in the EU

FRA has published a paper on “Fundamental rights in the future of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs”. It outlines key fundamental rights considerations for the short- and medium-term future of justice and home affairs in the EU. The paper is the Agency’s contribution to the ongoing debate of the EU institutions and the Member States on the future ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – worldbulletin.net: France upholds deportation of Roma girl

France has rejected the appeal of Leonarda Dibrani, a Roma girl who was deported along with her family to Kosovo in October. The deportation of the Dibrani family sparked an outcry across Europe over the treatment of the Roman community in France. Now living in the disputed territory of Mitrovica, Leonarda Dibrani said “my future came to an end today,” ... Read More »