Time to recognise migrants’ contribution to Covid-19 response

By |junij 30th, 2020|Discrimination, migrants, News|

COVID-19 has shown that migrants are essential workers but still face discrimination, argues Maria Nyman

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France has a discrimination problem, says national human rights defender

By |junij 12th, 2020|Defender of Rights, Discrimination, FRA, France, Fundamental Rights Agency, George Floyd, minorities, News, police, Race, racial profiling, violence|

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.

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Berlin parliament passes anti-discrimination law targeting public authorities

By |junij 5th, 2020|anti-discrimination, Berlin, Black Lives Matter, Discrimination, George Floyd, Germany, Innenpolitik, News, police violence, racial profiling, Racism|

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.

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France kicks out Bulgarian seasonal workers despite Commission ‘guidelines’

By |maj 11th, 2020|Austria, Bulgaria, coronavirus, Discrimination, European Commission, France, News, Roma, Romania, seasonal workers|

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.

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Slovakia closes off five Roma settlements due to coronavirus

By |april 10th, 2020|coronavirus, Discrimination, News, poverty, Roma, Slovakia|

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.

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The Roma are among most threatened by Covid-19 in Europe

By |april 8th, 2020|Discrimination, News, Roma|

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.

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COVID-19 crisis triggers EU racism against Asians, rights agency says

By |april 8th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Discrimination, EU, EU FRA, Europe, Fundamental rights, healthcare, minorities, News, Racism|

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...

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Bulgarian authorities struggle to enforce containment with Roma population

By |marec 20th, 2020|Bulgaria, Discrimination, nationalists, News, Roma, VMRO|

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...

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Hungary plans citizen survey against court compensations for Roma

By |februar 14th, 2020|Discrimination, Fidesz, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, Racism, Roma, Viktor Orbán|

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...

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25 years fighting racism and intolerance across Europe

By |september 27th, 2019|Council of Europe, Discrimination, human rights, News, Racism|

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.

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