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On 25 November 1989, Emil Ščuka (left) and Jan Rusenko (speaking at microphone) addressed a crowd of hundreds of thousands on Letná Plain in Prague. A live television broadcast of the event also reached most households in Czechoslovakia. At the same time a Romani group unfurled the Romani flag and the enormous crowd chanted
On 25 November 1989, Emil Ščuka (left) and Jan Rusenko (speaking at microphone) addressed a crowd of hundreds of thousands on Letná Plain in Prague. A live television broadcast of the event also reached most households in Czechoslovakia. At the same time a Romani group unfurled the Romani flag and the enormous crowd chanted "Long Live the Roma". (PHOTO: Romea.cz Archive)

Romani politicans as part of the November 1989 Velvet Revolution

Prague, 17.11.2014 20:49, (ROMEA) A quarter of a century ago, the totalitarian regime under the leadership of the Communist Party fell in what was then Czechoslovakia - but how were Romani people involved in the so-called Velvet Revolution? Did you know that on 25 November 1989, 800 000 people gathered on Letná Plain in Prague chanted "Long live the Roma"?  full story

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Czechs mark Velvet Revolution by asking President to resign, neo-Nazis harass ROMEA

Prague, 17.11.2014 18:13, (ROMEA) People marked the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Národní třída in Prague with a demonstration there this morning that was attended by thousands. Demonstrators protested against Czech President Miloš Zeman and called for him to resign.  full story




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