Slovak constitutional court to review anti-discrimination law

The Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic [official website] will review whether the country's new anti-discrimination statute, and specifically its policy on positive discrimination, is permissible under the Slovak Constitution. The law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, sex, religion, nationality, race, and the state of a person's health.

Those opposed to the law, led by Justice Minister Daniel Lipsic, claim that it establishes quotas for people from protected groups in education and employment. CTK has the full story. The Slovak Spectator has more on the debate surrounding the law.

 

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