Prohibition of discrimination: landmark judgments

D.H. and others v. Czech Republic (13 November 2007)

The case concerned the enrolment of the applicants in special schools (intended for children suffering from mental handicaps), in their view because of their Roma origin.

The Court found a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) in conjunction with Article 2 of Protocol No. 1 (right to education).


Roma rights

Gender equality


- Racial discrimination

- Homosexuals’ rights

- Transsexuals’ rights

- Roma and travellers

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