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L. R. et al v. Slovak Republic

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L. R. et al v. Slovak Republic

 

(Communication No. 31/2003), UN Doc. CERD/C/66/D/31/2003

Subject:

Article 1 (1), Article 2(1)(a); Article 5 (e) (iii) – Racial discrimination, in particular prohibition to engage in an act or practice of racial discrimination; State parties are obliged to ensure that all public authorities do not engage in an act or practice of racial discrimination; right to housing; states parties shall assure effective remedies

Conclusion:

Violation of Article 2(1)(a): an act of discrimination took place by the municipal council;

Violation of Article 5(e)(iii): resolution by municipal council violated petitioners’ right to housing;

Violation of Article 6: no effective remedy was available.

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