03/12/2012In its decision in June 2012 with respect to the execution of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of D.H. and Others v. the Czech Republic, the Committee of Ministers asked the Czech Government to submit a “consolidated act
28/11/2012Several thousand migrant Roma are estimated to be forcibly evicted from informal settlements and squats each year across France.1 In most cases, entire families are left homeless, often with either no offer of any alternative housing or only a temporary and inadequate solution provided. Forced out of their homes, these families often find themselves living in increasingly precarious situations. These forced evictions generally take place without adequate prior information, consultation or notice to residents. French law does not allow people to enforce their human right not to be subjected to forced eviction.
08/11/2012Romani children in the Czech Republic are still being denied the educational opportunities offered to other students five years after the European Court of Human Rights found the authorities guilty of discrimination
24/04/2012The report, Choice and prejudice: Discrimination against Muslims in Europe, exposes the impact of discrimination against Muslims on grounds of religion or belief in various aspects of their lives, including education and work. The lives of Muslims in five European countries: Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland, form the report’s focus.
20/04/2012On 24 April Amnesty International will hold a press conference to launch a report calling for European governments to take action to curb discrimination against Muslims.
To ensure inclusive growth in the region and meet the objectives laid down in the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU must give the highest priority to combating and preventing discrimination and social exclusion, especially against Romani communities.
12/06/2013 Poland and the European Union must ensure that the country urgently investigates long-standing accusations that it hosted a CIA-run secret prison where suspects were tortured between 2002 and 2005.
03/06/2013 How long do you think you would cope if you were confined to a cupboard-sized room of just six square metres, 23 hours a day? An hour? A day? A week? How about 41 years and counting? Forty-one years ago, three young black ...