Archive June 2014

27.6.2014, ljudskaprava.gov.rs – Round table on “hate graffiti” in Prijepolje

Government of Republic of Serbia’s Office for human and minorities’ rights, in cooperation with the Commissioner for equality protection, have organized a round table on “hate graffiti” in Prokuplje on 26th June 2014, within the activities of promotion of fight against discrimination on the level of local self-governments in Republic of Serbia. This, as well as other events by which ... Read More »

27.6.2014, NIAR – Printed and electronic medias present the only possible public communication channel fro reception of information

Bajram Haliti, editor-in-chief of “Journalistic-informative agency of Roma”, said today in the statement for portal niar.rs: “Medias on languages of minorities have to establish in future as closer as possible cooperation and communication so that in that way would be encouraged local self-government and state bodies to studiously and seriously start treating every, even the smallest issue that is related ... Read More »

27.6.2014, Human Rights Europe – Video: ‘United For Dignity’ – Young Roma and the fight against multiple discrimination

Key speakers, contributors and the rap group De La Negra are featured in this video report on the Council of Europe conference ‘United For Dignity,’ which took place earlier this week at the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg. Source (English language): http://www.humanrightseurope.org/2014/06/video-united-for-dignity-young-roma-and-the-fight-against-multiple-discrimination/   Read More »

27.6.2014, fra.europe.eu – European Court of Human Rights and EU Fundamental Rights Agency launch updated guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration

After the success of the first edition, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) are today launching an update of their guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration. The Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration, which builds on the experience of a previous joint project ... Read More »

27.6.2014, ERIO – Statement condemning the attack against Roma youngster in France

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) expresses its deep concern over the most recent case of violence  against Roma in France. On 13th  of June in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, a Paris suburb, Darius, a 16-year-old Romanian-  born Roma, was dragged away from the camp where he was living with his family, by local teenagers who accused  him of breaking into an apartment ... Read More »

26.6.2014, Danas – Roma without registered residence don’t have right on health protection

Roma in Belgrade and other cities in Serbia cannot realize fundamental right on health protection because discrimination in our legislation rules, that was conclusion of seminar that was held within the project “Realization of Roma rights on quality health protection”. Dr Marta Sjenicic, president of Association of jurists for medical and health law, highlights that each city is in obligation ... Read More »

26.6.2014, dnevno.rs – Research: Approx. 50 percent of Roma women get first child at age of 16

Child center “Mali princ” made a proposal of local policy so that the significance of early child development would be increased, especially for  children from marginalized groups, said today to Beta agency director of that center Slavica Lola Vasic. That center have performed a research amongst Roma women, which shows that 67 percent of examinees came to marriage between age ... Read More »

26.6.2014, NIAR – Bajram Haliti: It’s necessary to create conditions for standardization of Roma language

Bajram Haliti, editor-in-chief of “Journalistic-informative agency of Roma”, said today in a statement for NIAR’s portal: “Since Roma are only in couple of European countries constitutionally recognized as national minorities, European Union and European Parliament should offer initiative for their status to be defined in unique manner and to, in accord with that, regulate their collective rights. One of the ... Read More »

26.6.2014, ljudskaprava.gov.rs – Results of activities of projects “We are here together – European support for Roma inclusion” presented on the Managing board

On 26th June 2014 in Palata “Srbija” was held a Managing board of project “We are here together – European support for Roma inclusion”, which is funded by European Union through the IPA 2012 and implemented by the OSCE Mission to Serbia in coordination with the Government of Republic of Serbia’s Office for human and minorities rights. Objective of project ... Read More »

26.6.2014, RFI – Roma musicians play Paris metro

In our series about a family of Roma people integrating into French society, the father, Stefan Sanda, is taking French lessons and looking for work. To make ends meet in the meantime, he continues to play music in the metro along with other Roma.   A37 RPT FRA roma musicians 26/06 (04:08) Source (English language): http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140626-roma-musicians-play-paris-metro   Read More »