Tag Archives: ENAR

17.7.2014, ENAR – Polish far-right MEP blasted for use of ’racist’ language

ENAR and MEPs have called on European parliament president Martin Schulz to take strong action against polish deputy Janusz Korwin-Mikke for making ’deeply unacceptable’ remarks. Following Wednesday’s debate on youth unemployment, MEPs call on far-right politician Janusz Korwin-Mikke to “apologise and step down” for using the word “nigger”. Source (English language): http://www.enar-eu.org/Polish-far-right-MEP-blasted-for   Read More »

3.7.2014, ENAR – Joint statement: EU anti-discrimination law – Six years and (still) waiting

Today (2 July), the European Union ’celebrates’ a sadly recurrent anniversary: six years ago, on 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed a directive on equal treatment. In addition to the existing protection in the area of employment, the proposed directive extends the prohibition of discrimination to cover the grounds of disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, and age (in ... Read More »

30.6.2014, EurActiv – Call anti-Gypsyism by its name: Roma inclusion in the next European Parliament and Commission

The first step towards countering anti-Gypsyism is to recognise it as such, argues Martin Demirovski from ENAR, the European Network Against Racism, in an op-ed calling on the renewed European institutions to make the fight against this ever growing phenomenon in Europe a priority. From 2004 to 2009, the European Parliament played a key role in calling on the European ... Read More »

28.6.2014, ENAR – Press statement: Stop the refugee eviction in Germany

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) condemns the eviction by police forces of 250 asylum seekers and Roma from a former school building in Berlin, Germany, in which they have been living for one and a half years. The eviction started on 24 June and is ongoing. While the living conditions in the school have been more than inadequate, it ... Read More »