A judgement issued today by the European Court of Human Rights finds that the response of Croatian authorities to a hate crime against a lesbian woman was “particularly destructive of fundamental human rights”.
Today, Tuesday 10th November 2020 the Justice Committee of the Hungarian Parliament tabled a bill that would abolish the Equal Treatment Authority (ETA), Hungary's most important equality body set up in 2005.
The European Commission and member states are duty bound to hold Poland accountable to EU Treaties.
The repealing of this Law means that in practice, LGBTI people are not efficiently and effectively protected from discrimination.
The CJEU held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
ECHR found Lithuania’s failure to investigate hateful comments against a gay couple to violate their rights as well as being discriminatory on the ground of sexual orientation.
On 28 November 2018, the Senate of Switzerland voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the same for grounds of gender identity.
On 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed an important new anti-discrimination law.
Let's leave racism behind and the rainbow's full spectrum shine.
We know that racism and ethnic discrimination exists, inside and outside the LGBTI communities.