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Author: Balázs Vizi

1 Introduction The question of territoriality is a central issue in designing language policies and language rights. Since the 1990s more and more attention has been paid to language policy and to the linguistic rights of minorities in Europe. International documents adopted in the past 25

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Katinka Beretka

hardly enforce any of the language rights contained in the laws of Serbia, e.g. the Vlachs, Roma, Bunjevac or Aškalije. Although the preamble uses the term ethnic communities, the normative part of the Constitution refers exclusively to national minorities. In accordance with the Law on Protection of

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

preferences have excluded – or in other cases been used to include – indigenous peoples in various spheres of society. It also considers the nature and scope of the rights of indigenous peoples as human rights, and the potential for the language rights of indigenous peoples to be used to empower them. 2

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Maria Lundberg

International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 16 (2009) 399–422 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/138819009X12474964197674 brill.nl/ijgr Regional National Autonomy and Minority Language Rights in the PRC * Maria Lundberg Associate Professor, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1. Introduction The issue of language rights has come to the forefront in the last decades, as evidenced by the literature on the subject and the political changes that have taken place granting greater rights to minorities (many of which speak languages other than the majority language). As

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Iryna Ulasiuk

International Journal on Minority and Group Rights18 (2011) 93–113 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/157181111X550996 brill.nl/ijgr Language Rights in Relations with Public Administration: European Perspectives Iryna Ulasiuk * Robert Schuman Center, European University Institute

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Noemi Nagy

This article overviews the 2016 developments concerning the status and rights of European minorities with respect to administrative and judicial proceedings, with special focus on language rights. The longest section of the article is devoted to the activities of the Council of Europe, including the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and the implementation of the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages, as well as the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. Furthermore, the relevant legal developments in the activities of the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the European Union are presented.

In: European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online
Author: Matt Watson

– including, importantly, language rights – as a matter of course. In other words, for Kymlicka, the propriety of providing national minority groups with such cultural protections is not a contingent matter. But surely things are not as simple as Kymlicka supposes. Whether asking the members of a smaller

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

that can inhibit the full exercise of rights and lead to harmful discrimination. It essentially sees language as a disadvantage for non-English speakers, which must be managed until it can be overcome. Thus, language rights in the U.S. legal system are seen as guaranteeing the right to be free from

In: A Humanizing Dual Language Immersion Education

” for citizens of the eu which cannot be denied in a discriminatory manner. 12 Moreover, even the existing provisions dealing with language rights of national minorities in the public field have in common clauses that make their exercise dependent upon preconditions and/or impose certain limitations

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights