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Portugal: progress in participation of Roma in local decision-making should be sustained

08/03/2017 Lisbon

Concrete measures to address the discrimination Roma face in Portugal and ways to foster the participation of Roma in society were at the centre of a two day visit the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks made to Lisbon and Torres Vedras on 6-7 March. “It is heartening...

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Portugal: Austerity measures threaten the most vulnerable

Strasbourg, 10/7/2012 - "The most vulnerable social groups have been hit hardest by the fiscal austerity measures implemented in Portugal. The government should strengthen its efforts to mitigate the negative impact of the financial crisis, in particular on children, elderly and the Roma" said...

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Letter to the Minister of Justice of Portugal

Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mrs Paula Teixeira da Cruz, Minister of Justice of Portugal (8 June 2012) CommDH(2012)24 / 10 July 2012

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Report on visit to Portugal

Report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Portugal (7-9 May 2012) CommDH(2012)22 / 10 July 2012 Comments by the Portuguese authorities on the report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following his visit to Portugal...

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Portugal: Austerity measures pose a serious threat to human rights

Lisbon, 09/05/2012 – "Fiscal austerity measures implemented so far in Portugal have disproportionately affected the human rights of the most vulnerable social groups, especially children, the elderly and Roma. I welcome the government's efforts at cushioning the impact of the financial crisis,...

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Letter to the Secretary of State for Justice and modernization of the Judiciary of Portugal

Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr José Magalhães, Secretary of State for Justice and modernization of the Judiciary of Portugal CommDH(2010)10 / 15 March 2010 Reply by Mr José Magalhães, Secretary of State for Justice and modernization of the Judiciary of...

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Opinion on procedural safeguards

Opinion of the Commissioner for Human rights Mr. Alvaro Gil-Robles on the procedural safeguards surrounding the authorisation of pre-trial detention in Portugal. CommDH(2004)8

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Report on visit to Portugal

Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Portugal (27-30 May 2003) CommDH(2003)14 / 19 December 2003

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