Czech Republic criticised over Roma situation

Czech Republic criticised over Roma situation


The Council of Europe (CoE) Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, released on 21 February his report on the situation of Roma in the Czech Republic, finding that it poses “some of the most serious and urgent human rights challenges that the Czech authorities are called on to deal with.”

The report was based on Muižnieks’ visit to the country in November last year.

In particular, the commissioner expressed his concern about the segregation of the Roma popul...


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