Czech Republic - The Constitutional Court decision – direct discrimination of Roma persons in the area of accommodation services (PDF 78 kB)
Czech Republic - The Constitutional Court decision – when indirect discrimination in the placement of Roma children in former special schools can be stated (83 kB)
Czech Republic - Research report by the Czech Ombudsman: Victims of discrimination and obstacles in access to justice (PDF 83 kB)
Czech Republic - Senator of Czech Parliament penalized in disciplinary procedure for verbal racial attack (45kB)
According to the Czech Equality body, Public Defender of Rights, the complete exclusion of security service from protection against discrimination on the ground of disability raises serious concerns, whether the Czech legislation is in accordance with the Framework directive and EU Charter.
Czech Republic - Report on the state of Roma minority 2012: increase of unemployment, racism and social exclusion of Roma (PDF 56 kB)
Czech Republic - Discrimination of Roma in advertisement condemned by the Supreme administrative court (PDF 63 kB)
Czech Republic - Commissioner for Human Rights urges the government to end segregation of Roma (PDF 75 kB)
Segregation of Roma children in education remains a serious human rights concern of Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights condemns the practice in the Czech Republic, where many Roma children are placed in schools for children with mild mental disabilities.
Czech Republic - The legislation providing for restitution of property and economic settlement with churches and religious assemblies handed over for official publication (PDF 58 kB)
Under the legislation approved in 1949, churches and religious assemblies were dependent on state funding, after their former assets were confiscated by the state. The government proposed a new legislation, terminating the state funding of churches and religious assemblies following a transitional period.
Czech Republic - The Council for Radio and TV Broadcast monitors Czech private TV channels which identified alleged culprits of criminal acts as ethnic Roma (PDF 51 kB)
Czech Republic - The EB issued recommendations for the residential parking of disabled persons (PDF 54 kB)
Car parking in the place of residence is a service offered by the owner of a communication (i.e. a street or other place where cars are allowed) and therefore the accommodation duty applies to the owner. Only where such a measure would represent disproportionate burden, there could by an exemption from it.