Margarita S. Ilieva


Margarita S. Ilieva is an equality litigator, long-standing member of the European Equality Law Network, and independent expert advising international organisations, such as FRA, Equinet, ODIHR. She is a regular speaker on discrimination issues at the Academy of European Law.

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J.I. v. Croatia: Violence against Roma women – discrimination not an issue?

J.I. v. Croatia (8.09.2022) is the first European Court of Human Rights case arising from domestic violence against a Roma woman and the second related to sexual violence against a Roma girl. Police were neglectful. The intervener exposed systemic police normalisation, and disregard of, Roma intra-community violence against women.  A procedural violation of Article…

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