Estonia: New report reveals citizenship and minority language concerns

A new report on Estonia has highlighted concerns about the use of minority languages in the country and the access given to national citizenship.

Spain: Comprehensive anti-discrimination laws needed to fight rising prejudice against migrants and Roma and Jewish people

“Prejudice and intolerance against Roma, as well as islamophobia, anti-Semitism and intolerance against migrants, continue to be expressed, notably in the print and audiovisual media and on the Internet, as well as in political life,” confirms a new report from the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM).

Slovakia: National minority rights experts highlight anti-Roma discrimination in new country report

“Roma continue to face grave obstacles in accessing rights and the situation with segregation of Roma school children is particularly alarming,” states a new opinion of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. “Anti-Gypsyism in the education system should be urgently addressed.”

International conference: Minority protection at a crossroads

Tomorrow, an expert conference opens in Finland to discuss the future of minorities rights protection in Europe.

Romania: Armed police confrontation leads to Roma human rights complaint

The case concerns an incident involving the police and the inhabitants of Apalina during which a large number of Roma were reportedly injured and/or shot.