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Slovak court rules segregation of Roma in schools unlawful

Headline Title:  Slovak court rules segregation of Roma in schools unlawful 31 October 2012 A historic Slovak court ruling that the segregation of Roma in schools is unlawful sends a strong signal to the authorities that separate education based on the ethnicity of the pupils is unacceptable, said Amnesty International.The Regional Court in Prešov, eastern Slovakia on Tuesday ruled that by segregating Romani pupils in separate classes, the elementary school in the village of Šarišské Michaľany had violated the law.The decision is final.The complaint against the school was submitted…

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