Authors: Anhelita Kamenska, Ilvija Pūce, Kristīne Laganovska Antigone Edizioni Rome, September 2013
Second Alternative report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Latvia
The Latvian Centre for (LCHR) has prepared a “shadow” report, which aims at providing information on the implementation of specific articles of the Convention in Latvia.This is the 2nd shadow report prepared by the LCHR. The first report was prepared in 2008.
Steps to Freedom. Monitoring detention and promoting alternatives to detention of asylum seekers in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovakia.
The Project “Steps to Freedom” has been initiated by the Latvian Centre for Human Rights with an objective to assess the implementation of the Community legislation on the detention practice vis-à-vis asylum seekers - including “failed”asylum seekers whose claims have been rejected by a final court decision
Increasing attention is being paid to the issues related to the immigration detention generally and the detention of asylum seekers in particular, at national, European and global level. This report addresses the situation concerning the detention of asylum seekers in Latvia from the perspective of the national, the European Union (hereinafter – EU) and international standards.
Comparative paper “Combating hate crime in Latvia and the Czech Republic: legislation, police practice and the role of NGOs”
This paper has been prepared within the framework of the EU-funded project “Combating Hate Crime in Latvia and the Czech Republic: Legislation, Police Practice and the Role of NGOs”, which has been carried out during the period 2006–2008 by the Latvian Centre for Human Rights together with its partner the Czech Helsinki Committee.