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The Whitehouse released its World annual report on Human Rights [editar]

On the country analysis, the report uses FSG´s data to mention the situation of Roma in Spain, mentioning the advances made even though the situation of poverty and marginalization continues.

25/04/2016
FSG Internacional

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US Vice President John Kerry made a press conference to present the annual report that Whitehouse makes on Human Rights. In this report, Human Rights accomplishment and violations are included.

The report is divided into 7 sections:

  1. Respect for the Integrity of the Person
  2. Respect for Civil Liberties
  3. Freedom to Participate in the Political Process
  4. Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government
  5. Governmental Attitude Regarding International and Nongovernmental Investigation of Alleged Violations of Human Rights
  6. Discrimination, Societal Abuses, and Trafficking in Persons
  7. Worker Rights

The country report on Human Rights in Spain include a section on ethnic minorities where the Roma community is mentioned.

Besides, the report uses FSG´s data as reference to call the attention about the situation of Roma in Spain. The report recognizes the advances made in education by Roma in Spain, however the school dropout and school success still need great improvements.

In terms of poverty, the report highlights that Roma still facing high levels of poverty and marginalization, mostly compared to the Spanish population.

The report also mentions that the United Nations Human Rights Committee criticized that Spanish Police makes identifications based on ethnic profile frequently with Roma.

The Whitehouse use the FSG´s Discrimination Annual Report to mention that 151 discrimination towards Roma happened in 2014.

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