Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

The Centre is an independent academic institution monitoring human rights developments both domestically and worldwide, issuing a monthly Bulletin, as well as organizing conferences.

09/23/2014 - 00:40  

07/29/2014 - 12:36  

One of the Center's members Linda Janků was invited by the Czech Television to present a critical position of the Czech Ombudsman (Anna Šabatová) towards a draft of the bill on foreigners' health insurance. The Bill is, according to the Ombudsman, "completely bad" as it excludes certain groups of foreigners (e.g.

05/23/2014 - 12:45  

Come on Tuesday 3 June 2014 at 11 a.m. to the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, room no. 038 and participate at the workshop

Human Rights for the Vulnerable,

which will feature experts on international criminal and medical law and the issue of human rights from the University of Aberystwyth in Wales – prof. Ryszard Piotrowicz, prof. John Williams and dr. Anel Boshoff.

05/02/2014 - 23:55  

Having any plans for summer holiday? Not yet? Search our list of summer schools, pick one or two, apply and spend summer in an international community of enthusiastic learners. We wish you good luck with your application and lots of fun and interesting lectures during the summer school! And if your want to share your experience or to utilize it, do not forget that the Center will be looking for new interns in September (and a study abroad is a welcomed CV entry :). 

01/13/2014 - 18:36  

This issue of the Review offers you a summary presentation of conclusion of the European Network Against Racism report on the state of racism and discrimination in the Czech Republic, which was written primarily by Center's members. Additionally, the Review features articles about the turbulent developments in the Slovak judiciary as well as at the Czech Constitutional Court. Last but not least, we invite you to read about the most recent major cases against the Czech Republic decided by the European Court of Human Rights.

Do not hesitate and read the Review.

11/30/2013 - 16:08  

Ladislav Vyhnánek, a member of the Centre and a former judicial assistant at the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, has been granted the prestigious Fulbright scholarship and is now studying at one of the best universities in the world, the New York University. And he is not alone. There are many other members or interns of the Centre who made it to the top.

11/27/2013 - 19:57  

The Center for Human Rights and Democratization invites you to come on Thursday, December 5, at 18:00 to Café Paradigma (Marešova 8, Brno) where a discussion 

Understanding the Syrian Conflict

will take place.

Ibrahim Fayad, a Syrian national who come from an area which was one of the most affected by the conflict and who currently studies political science at the Faculty of social science in Brno will talk about the conflict, its past, present and future.

Issues discussed will include: the role of international actors in the conflict (Iran, Russia, USA, Arab countries), the role of ethnic groups or religion.