News k tématu "Health Care"

For 13 years we have been fighting for your rights, help us continue the fight

30. November 2015

Dear friends, It’s not easy to admit that the League is facing significant financial problems at the moment. Any non-profit organization can find itself in such a situation. The reason for our status quo is a lack of suitable grant opportunities and an unexpected loss of a major funding partner. There is also another reason which is that the […]

Right to freedom of choice concerning place for giving birth with the ECHR

19. October 2015

Our litigation against the Czech Republic concerning the right to freedom in choosing the place for giving births has reached its last stage. In December we are going to Strasbourg and our case will be heard before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights. It will be a crucial battle of arguments and […]

Czech NGOs: Czech Republic uses European funding for violation of human rightsCzech NGOs: Czech Republic uses European funding for violation of human rights

27. April 2015

A platform of Czech NGOs has sent a critical letter to the European commission regarding the use of European structural funding. They are calling for greater international control of the process of transformation of social care services. The Czech government continues to use most of the funding to support large residential institutions rather than to set […]

Support Czech home birth case at ECHR

18. December 2014

The League of Human Rights has represented applicant Mrs. Dubská to enforce her right to free choice of circumstances and place of birth. However, the European Court of Human Rights found no violation of her rights and rights of the other applicant Mrs. Krejzová and departed from the Ternovszky judgement. We will make all effort […]

Czech homebirth cases might be considered by the Grand Chamber of ECHR

12. December 2014

This week, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rejected two applications of Czech mothers who were not allowed to give birth at home with assistance by midwives. The Court ruled that it was not in the position to evaluate legislation of individual states, as the practice is not unified within Europe. In its substantive […]