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Press Releases 2014

14. 10. 2014

Work-life balance conference

The Public Defender of Rights has the pleasure to invite you to a conference with international participation „Work-life balance“ held 23rd and 24th October 2014 in the Office of the Public Defender of Rights, Brno.

16. 09. 2014

European citizens, you have the right to take part in municipal elections

The Treaty on the Functioning of the EU gives the right to participate in municipal elections to all citizens of the European Union who are long-term residents in the Czech Republic and have obtained a certificate of temporary...

18. 08. 2014

Person detained in a police cell in degrading conditions

The Defender was approached by a complainant requesting that I investigate the circumstances of his stay in a police cell at the Břeclav District Police Department. Her investigation of the complaint covered the conditions of the...

26. 07. 2014

Complaints in the second quarter of 2014

A total of 2,037 complaints were received in the second quarter of 2014, which is 4 less than in the same period last year. The number of complaints in the area of public administration has slightly increased– the 1,205...

24. 07. 2014

EU citizens living in the Czech Republic are denied to vote in local poll

Foreigners from EU states with a long-time residence permit in the Czech Republic have been denied the right to take part in local elections which is at variance with European law.

24. 07. 2014

Czech bill on foreigners' health insurance is bad

The Defender (ombudsman) Anna Šabatova is convinced that the draft of the bill on foreigners' health insurance is completely bad and has so many shortcomings that it is incorrigible.

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