New Report on Human Rights Situation of Roma, Sinti and Travellers in Europe
Thursday, May 5, 2005 1:40 PM

The Council of Europe has published a Preliminary Report on the Human Rights Situation of the Roma, Sinti and Travellers in Europe (by Mr. Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe). The report examines many violations, including discrimination in housing, education, employment, and healthcare, race-related violence and relations with law enforcement. In addition, paragraphs 76 to 95 examine issues related to asylum, displacement and trafficking in persons. The report concludes each section by making recommendations.