The fact that we do not know much about the Roma Holocaust does not mean it did not happen, said the Slovak government’s proxy for Roma communities.
Slovakia is one of eight central and eastern European countries participating in an international project to reduce barriers to work.
On May 26 a district court awarded financial compensation to an illegally sterilised Roma woman from a case going back to the 1990s. This is just the second case with such a decision.
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) scrutinised alleged police violence in the Romani neighbourhood of Zborov from April 16, based on a video footage by a witness.
The Government Proxy for Roma Communities requires restriction on the sale of toluene.
The Agents of Equality project receive an international award for social innovations SozialMarie.
Dimplomats, MPs, and Roma came together on the field to play football and create new ties.
The many active Slovak citizens we met – of both Roma and non-Roma heritages – give me optimism that future International Roma Days will give us more to celebrate, US envoy writes.
If the employment rate of Roma matched that of the majority, the labour market would get 150,000 people it badly needs.
The organization's report also points to Fico and anti-migrant rhetoric.
The action plans approved by government for 2016-2018 aim for better financial literacy, Roma children studying at common elementary schools and also fewer long-term unemployed.
Robert Fico did not appear in the Washington Post story about European far right by accident, says political analyst and director of the Institute for Public Affairs Grigorij Mesežnikov.
Roma patrols were one of the few examples that brought actual results for the minority and the majority. But at some point the project was allowed to drown during the change in governments.
The Interior Ministry defends its plan to increase the number of police officers in problematic localities, but mayors would welcome other measures.
But the investigator failed to accuse concrete police officers who reportedly beat the local Roma.
Roma settlements also face problems with insufficient fire-fighting means.
Instead of Smer MPs, the police prosecute Roma from the village of Lomnička.
Slovakia hosts Empowerment of Roma Youth as a Driving Force behind Change.