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First gay pride in Belgrade since anti-gay riots in 2010

Around 1000 to 2000 participants marched in Serbia’s first gay pride on Sunday 28th September since 2010. The government had cancelled the event for the last three consecutive years on short notice for security reasons after the gay pride of 2010 had been disturbed by massive anti-gay riots.

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EU takes action against the Czech Republic for the discrimination and segregation of Roma children in education

The European Commission has initiated an action of non-compliance against the Czech Republic for the discrimination of Roma children in education on the basis of article 258 of the Treaty for the Functioning of the European Union. The Czech Republic is found not to respect the integrality of the racial equality directive. Romani children are disproportionally put in special schools for children with mild mental abilities. They are also systematically put in separate classes and mainstream schools.

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Equinet published a report on the implementation of directives 2000/43 CE and 2000/78/CE – July, 5th 2013

The working group “Equality Law in practice” leads a research on the implementation of the directive of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and work but also of the directive of 29 June 2013 on the implementation of directive on equal treatment irrespective of racial or ethnic origin. This contribution from Equinet Members in twenty-three countries aims to complete the European Commission report on these directives.

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“Collectif National Droits de l’Homme (CNDH) Romeurope” alerts on the situation of Roma people in France – July, 16th 2013

CNDH Romeurope published its observatory report on situations of precarious Europeans in France, for the period 2012-2013. The association alerts on the violation of Roma’s fundamental rights, especially in terms of housing, education, access to health care and access to work. Forced and repeated evictions, and discriminatory discourses made by

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