The number of non-citizens in Estonia remains high and amounts to 5.3% of the total population. Systemic discrimination due to insufficient knowledge of the Estonian language does not cease and leads to a high level of unemployment and poverty among the non-Estonian-speaking population. Following international commitments have been violated: ICESCR art. 6 (right to work) … Continue reading "The Most Resonant Human Rights Violations in Certain Countries (excerpt), 2021"
123.16 Accede to the Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons 1954 and the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness 1961, and ensure that language requirements relating to employment are implemented in a fair and objective manner and that the rights of ethnic and linguistic minorities are actively promoted and protected (Ireland); 123.17 Ratify … Continue reading "Recommendations by Australia, Croatia, Ireland, Panama & Spain to Estonia: UPR 2nd round, 2016"
122.8 Consider ratifying [..] and the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Ghana); 122.9 Ratify the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Uzbekistan); 122.10 Consider ratifying the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Republic of Korea); 122.11 Accept and ratify the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Afghanistan); [..] 122.57 Step up efforts to tackle the socioeconomic gap and … Continue reading "Recommendations by Afghanistan, Republic of Korea, Uzbekistan and Ghana to Estonia: UPR 2nd round, 2016"