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Roma segregation criticised

THE HUMAN Rights Committee of the United Nations has called on Slovakia to end the segregation of Roma children in schools. The committee’s most recent set of recommendations reiterates that the Slovak government must fulfil its commitments under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the TASR newswire reported.

THE HUMAN Rights Committee of the United Nations has called on Slovakia to end the segregation of Roma children in schools. The committee’s most recent set of recommendations reiterates that the Slovak government must fulfil its commitments under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the TASR newswire reported.


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