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Still Waiting: Czech Republic Drags Its Feet on Roma Education Reform
February 8, 2011 | by Tracey Gurd
Despite a landmark decision four years ago, the Czech Republic is still denying Roma children access to mainstream education. It's time for Europe to force the issue.
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Posted in: Education & Youth, Europe, Justice, Rights & Equality
Topics: Czech Republic, Decade of Roma Inclusion, dh and others v. Czech Republic, discrimination, education, equality and citizenship, European Court of Human Rights, implementation, Roma, Tracey Gurd
Dining with Dictators
February 8, 2011 | by Jacqueline Hale
The European Union's willingness to meet with Central Asian tyrants, whose little-known regimes deprive citizens of their basic rights, is worrisome.
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Posted in: Asia, Europe, Governance & Accountability
Topics: Central Asia, EU, Europe, European Union, human rights, Islam Karimov, Jacqueline Hale, Uzbekistan
The Case Against Deferral
February 7, 2011 | by Mugambi Kiai
Kenyans should be wary of the argument that freshly minted governance institutions can handle those bearing the greatest responsibility for the 2007 post-election violence.
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Posted in: Africa, Governance & Accountability, Justice
Topics: Francis Muthaura, Henry Kosgey, Hussein Ali, International Criminal Court, international justice, It's Our Turn to Eat, John Githongo, Joshua arap Sang, Kenya, Mugambi Kiai, National Rainbow Colalition, Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto
Breaking New Ground for Indigenous Rights in Southern Africa
February 7, 2011 | by Delme Cupido
For communities across southern Africa who face the daily challenge of accessing water, food, and shelter, a recent judgment represents a small but significant step towards the realization of their right to be treated with dignity.
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Posted in: Africa, Justice, Rights & Equality
Topics: Africa, Bakgalagadi, Basarwa, Botswana, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, indigenous rights, Kalahari desert, Mothomelo, Ramodibedi JA, San, Sesana
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