Slovakia

Recent News

News

Mar 10 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (26 February – 10 March 2016)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Jan 28 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (15 – 28 January 2016)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Nov 19 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (6 – 19 November 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

Comment

Aug 27 2015

When solidarity fails

In observations made at a side-meeting of the 87th session of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD),[1] the IRR's director warned that Europe's mishandling of the refugee crisis is fuelling racism.

News

Oct 3 2013

Roma Voices

An important meeting hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma will be held on 28 October - Czech National Day.

Press release

Jul 11 2013

From pillar to post: pan-European racism and the Roma

This week, we publish a briefing paper which documents a growing tide of hostility against Europe's Romani communities.

Jun 2 2004

Protests against separation call for Roma children

Nobel Prize-winning writer Günter Grass is among the first 700 signatories to a petition calling for the resignation of Eric Van der Linden, the EU ambassador to Slovakia. A month ago, Van der Linden called for Roma (Gypsy) children to be forcibly separated from their parents during the week and put in boarding schools.

Comment

Mar 13 2004

Slovakia’s bankruptcy

In just a few weeks, Slovakia will join the European Union. But already, with rioting in the impoverished Roma communities of eastern Slovakia, the country is reeling from the effects of 'restructuring'.