Attacks against Roma by members of the local community. Failure to take appropriate protective measures by the police and inadequate investigation have violated the ECHR.
JUDGMENT Burlya and others v. Ukraine 6.11.2018 (no. 3289/10) see here SUMMARY Expulsion and pillage of a Roma village in Ukraine. Lack of measures to protect homes and no objective explanation of the facts. The passivity of the police during the attack, coupled with the village council resolution on the persecution of the Roma community, […]