WRITTEN COMMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ROMA RIGHTS CENTRE AND CENTER FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS, CONCERNING SLOVAKIA (For consideration by the United Nations Committee Against Torture, at its 55th Session 27 July to 14 August 2015) Cover Image

WRITTEN COMMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ROMA RIGHTS CENTRE AND CENTER FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS, CONCERNING SLOVAKIA (For consideration by the United Nations Committee Against Torture, at its 55th Session 27 July to 14 August 2015)
WRITTEN COMMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ROMA RIGHTS CENTRE AND CENTER FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS, CONCERNING SLOVAKIA (For consideration by the United Nations Committee Against Torture, at its 55th Session 27 July to 14 August 2015)

Author(s): Specified No Author
Subject(s): Gender Studies, International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Security and defense, Evaluation research, Social differentiation, Health and medicine and law, Ethnic Minorities Studies
Published by: European Roma Rights Center
Keywords: Slovakia; Roma; human rights; Romani women; sterilisation; police treatment; harassment;
Summary/Abstract: The Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa pre občianske a ľudské práva, hereinafter also referred to as “Poradňa“) and the European Roma Rights Centre (hereinafter also referred to as “ERRC”) hereby jointly submit this report to the United Nations Committee against Torture (hereinafter also referred to as “Committee”) for the consideration to the 55 Session (27 July 2015 - 14 August 2015). The report focuses on the following issues: • sterilisation of Romani women and girls without parental and informed consent; • police ill-treatment and harassment of Roma; • ineffective investigation of allegations of police ill-treatment and harassment.

  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: English