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(26/04/2016) Bulgaria: Authorities must effectively and thoroughly investigate the ... 26/04/2016 - Amnesty International has called on the Bulgarian authorities to fulfil their obligation to carry out a prompt, effective, adequate and thorough investigation into an alleged racist crime against a Romani teenager . (18/04/2016) Dutch EU Presidency: Mid-term report card 18/04/2016 - Halfway through its term, how has the Dutch EU Presidency done in defending human rights within the EU? Amnesty International's new report card takes a look. (13/04/2016) Reignite the Fight, and Take Injustice Personally 13/04/2016 - Speech by Head of Amnesty International's European Institutions Office Iverna McGowan in acceptance of Amnesty International being awarded the Sinti and Roma European Civil Rights Prize 2016. (13/11/2015) Czech Republic: Eight years after the D.H. judgement a comprehensive ... 13/11/2015 - Eight years ago today, the Czech Republic was condemned by the European Court of Human Rights for discriminating against Roma children in its education system. NGOs including Amnesty are calling on the Czech authorities to specifically ear-mark funding to providing inclusive education in next year’s budget, prior to the new regulation entering into force on 1 September 2016. (01/10/2015) European Commission Colloquium on Fundamental Rights Civil society ... 01/10/2015 - The following joint statement lists concrete recommendations for both EU institutions and Member States. We call upon the European Commission and Member States to ensure the event puts forward concrete recommendations that will be followed up by all relevant parties. (11/06/2015) Slovakia: Racist stereotyping should not determine education policy - ... 11/06/2015 - The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), Amnesty International and the Open Society Foundation Bratislava (OSF) call on the Slovak government to refute the use of the “incest-argument” to justify segregated education for Romani children in Slovakia. (30/04/2015) Romania: Eforie municipality threatens to evict Roma families third time ... 30/04/2015 - About 30 Roma, half of them children, are at imminent risk of being forcibly evicted once again by the local municipality of Eforie, in south-east Romania. Amnesty International, European Roma Rights Centre and Romani CRISS are calling on the Eforie municipality to refrain from carrying out any forced eviction. (24/04/2015) Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly calls on member states to end ... 24/04/2015 - Amnesty International welcomes the adoption by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) of a groundbreaking resolution to uphold the rights of transgender people, based on a report by Ms Deborah Schembri.