COVID-19 has shown that migrants are essential workers but still face discrimination, argues Maria Nyman
The sixth report of the Defender of Rights, an independent constitutional body created in 2011 that aims to protect the rights of all citizens, has revealed the scale of discrimination in France. It is also the last by of the institution's first president, Jacques Toubon. EURACTIV France reports.
Berlin's state parliament on Thursday (4 June) passed a controversial law that aims to hold public authorities to account for acts of discrimination, EURACTIV Germany reports.
Two groups of seasonal workers arriving in France by plane from Bulgaria have been sent back home by the French airport authorities, despite the European Commission's calls to ensure the freedom of movement of such “critical” personnel.
Slovakia has closed off several Roma settlements in the eastern part of the country after reports of a cluster of coronavirus cases in five of them, highlighting difficulties faced by Europe’s largest ethnic minority during the pandemic.
Roma and Travellers have long been known to fall through the social net and their situation has only worsened during the ongoing Covid-19 emergency, write Shannon Pfohman and Thomas Hackl.
There has been a spike in recorded cases of racist abuse against people perceived to be of Chinese or Asian descent in the European Union amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the European Union's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) said in a report pub...
In Bulgaria, home to a large Roma population, the authorities are struggling to enforce the strict containment measures generally respected by the majority of the population. On top of that, many Bulgarian Roma are said to have returned from Western Eu...
Hungary’s right-wing government plans next month to survey its citizens to determine whether the courts should stop financially compensating Roma for discrimination and prisoners for mistreatment. Critics say the government survey will pave the way for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán...
As the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) marks its 25th anniversary. Maria Pejčinović Burić takes stock of its successes and future priorities.