Exchange of letters with the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic on the human rights of Roma and persons with disabilities
04/11/2016 StrasbourgToday Commissioner Muižnieks published a letter he addressed to Mr Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, focusing on certain issues pertaining to the human rights of Roma and of persons with disabilities. In his letter the Commissioner notably reiterates his recommendation to establish an extra-judicial mechanism for compensating Roma women who were victims of forced...
Commissioner Muižnieks urges the Czech authorities to adopt the bill on reparations for involuntary sterilisation of Roma women
22/10/2015 Strasbourg“I regret the Czech government’s decision not to proceed with the adoption of the law allowing the granting of compensation to the Roma women who were victims of forced sterilisations,” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, making public a letter addressed to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr Bohuslav Sobotka on 6 October 2015. The involuntary...
Letter to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
18/03/2014 Strasbourg"I am deeply concerned about the emerging pattern of anti-Roma events in the Czech Republic – many led by racist extremists groups and organised simultaneously in different localities across the country. Their increased frequency and determined rhetoric against the Roma community call for a comprehensive response from the Czech authorities," said today Nis Muižnieks, the Council of Europe...
Czech Republic: “Equal education for Roma children should be guaranteed”, says Commissioner Hammarberg
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