Roma to appeal favourable court verdict

Ján Čonka, head of a family of Slovak Roma who recently won a decision from the European Court for Human Rights that their rights had been violated in 1999 by the Belgian government, will appeal for a larger award than the 10,000 euros the court had set.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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