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Czech Republic: ROMEA journalist interviewed by Radio Wave about death of young Romani man

27.10.2016 9:15
Jitka Votavová (PHOTO:  Láďa Bruštík, Radio Wave)
Jitka Votavová (PHOTO: Láďa Bruštík, Radio Wave)

The death of a young man last week was the culmination of a conflict between customers at a pizzeria in the Czech town of Žatec which local police officers intervened in. reporter Jitka Votavová has recapitulated what is known about the case in an interview for Radio Wave.

News server was the only media organization to focus in-depth on describing the tragic incident. Several activists in the Czech Republic are warning that this may have been a case with racist motivation.

Police do not want to make a statement about the case yet given that the investigation is ongoing. The audio of Ms Votavová's case (in Czech only) can be accessed here.

Radio Wave, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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