List of the CE and EU documents on non-discrimination

Institution Title of the documentGrounds for discrimination the document deals withScope of application Council of EuropeEuropean Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Article...

Most considerable protests against elimination of the state-supported education in minority languages 2004

1.) 23.01. Strike of nine schools. The columns of demonstrators came to the Ministry of education. About 5-7 thousand protesters took part in...

Differences between rights of Latvian citizens and non-citizens – Latvian residents

I. Prohibition to occupy certain state and public positions, to be employed in certain professionsa) State InstitutionsJobs reserved for Latvian citizens...

Danger: violence towards minorities in Latvia

February 5th, 2004 the Latvian parliament guided by xenophobic ambitions passed a new law limiting school education in Russian language to a maximum of...

International Recommendations on Voting Rights for the Latvian Non-citizens

March 12, 2005 self-government elections were held in Latvia.November 11, 2004, the Parliament of Latvia has adopted amendments to the Law on the self-government...

Reports of the EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights

The EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights has been set up by the European Commission (DG Justice, Freedom and Security), upon request...

Extract from Review of the Situation of National and Ethnic Minorities in the Selected...

I. Preliminary Remarks The principal problem of the legal protection of minority rights lies in the fact that no international legal document provides for...

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination : Latvia

12. The Committee recognizes that political rights can be legitimately limited to citizens. Nevertheless, noting that most non-citizens have been residing in Latvia for...

Comments of the Latvian Human Rights Committeeconcerning the report submitted by the Republic of...

The LHRC considers the Report submitted by the Republic of Latvia for consideration by the UN Human Rights Committee at its 63-rd Session...

Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee : Latvia.

16. While noting the measures taken by the State party to make the naturalization process more accessible and increase the rate of naturalization of...

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