Tag Archives: Anti-discrimination policy

Research Report: Discrimination in higher education: Perceptions, combating mechanisms and its media reflection

Equality of opportunities and the respect for human rights are two of the main principles that should characterize any democratic society. The phenomenon of discrimination in Romanian higher education had not been analyzed in a comprehensive manner until now. The
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Policy Brief #66, November 2015: Immigration Policies in Romania. Policy proposals regarding the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania

The research report entitled “Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania”, drafted by the Romanian Academic Society (RAS) and the Romanian Association for Heath Promotion (ARPS), pointed out the obstacles faced by foreigners living
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Research Report: Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania

The report examines the exercise of immigrants’ civil rights and the barriers they face in relation to public institutions and the general population. The novelty element of this research consists in addressing the obstacles encountered in exercising civil rights, in
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Research Report: The use of hateful speech during the political campaign for presidential elections of 2014 and its reflection in the media

Hateful or discriminatory discourse against minorities is often employed by Romanian politicians in order to gain electoral capital. This report analyzes the incidence and main characteristics of the discriminatory discourse during the 2014 Romanian presidential campaign, by employing both a
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Comparative analysis of the national legislation and jurisprudence on hate speech

The study summarizes the international legal framework on hate speech and xenophobia and underlines the list of criteria identified in the European Court of Human Rights’ jurisprudence for judging what constitutes hate speech. The analysis also describes the national legal
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