Tag Archives: European Roma Rights Center

15.7.2014, ERRC – Highest Court in Macedonia Upholds Freedom of Movement for all Macedonians, Including Roma

The Constitutional Court of Macedonia recently declared some sections of the controversial Law on Travel Documents unconstitutional. The Court’s 25 June 2014 ruling was made public yesterday. According to the Court, which is the highest judicial body in Macedonia, articles of the Law which allowed the authorities to impose severe restrictions on freedom of movement of Macedonian citizens are incompatible ... Read More »

11.7.2014, NIAR – European Roma Rights Center is looking for associates

European Roma Rights Center published a Call for interested to deliver until 24th July Letter of intentions for inclusion into the research project of relations amongst genders in Roma community. Interested persons must know Roma and English language, they will be engaged 4 to 6 months and what will follow is a training in ERRC’s office in Budapest. Experience and ... Read More »

10.6.2014, NIAR – Delegation of European Roma Rights Center visited Macedonia

Delegation of European Roma Rights Center composed by Andrea Colak, advisor and consultant, Tefik Mahmut, educator and Adam Vajs, director have met in Macedonia with Roma and other NGOs which are dedicated to Roma rights. Possibilities for the long-term cooperation had been considered, because Macedonia is in the center of ERRC’s interest in next period. Delegation has visited Prilep and ... Read More »

7.1.2014. – ERRC: Romanian Court Victory – Forced Eviction of Roma to Pata-Rât was Illegal

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Amnesty International welcome the decision of the Cluj-Napoca County Court (Tribunal) that the Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict around 300 Roma in December 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal. The court ordered the city authorities to pay damages to the Romani applicants for their eviction and relocation to ... Read More »