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September 27, 2022



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Governor of the Zlín Region in the Czech Republic, Jiří Čunek (center), posing in 2017 together with extremists who have neo-Nazi pasts. (PHOTO:  The Facebook page of the
Governor of the Zlín Region in the Czech Republic, Jiří Čunek (center), posing in 2017 together with extremists who have neo-Nazi pasts. (PHOTO: The Facebook page of the "Decent People" - "Slušní lidé" group).

Commentary: Czech politician takes photo with extremists who have records of racist violence

31.8.2017 9:52 There is a great deal that could be written about the long career of Czech politician Jiří Čunek. Some of his fellow Christian Democratic Party members (KDU-ČSL) look up to him, while others would be glad to kick him out if they only could.  full story

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Romani evictees seek compensation from town, Czech Supreme Court to review case

9.11.2015 4:38 The case of the Romani residents of Vsetín who were removed from its territory and relocated to villages outside of the Zlín Region nine years ago will be addressed by the Czech Supreme Court. The Romani plaintiffs believe the town violated their fundamental human rights by removing them.  full story

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Karel Holomek: Segregation is a source of crime, frustration and hatred

28.3.2015 19:45 I do not want to a priori suspect Mr Čunek of endeavoring to harm Romani people, even though he is succeeding exceptionally well at exactly that. He is being applauded on an open stage and people undoubtedly ultimately sent him back as Mayor of Vsetín and even as Senator for exactly that reason.  full story

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Commentary: Czech mayor declares war on "inadaptables" again

11.3.2015 19:12, (ROMEA) Mayor Jiří Čunek (Christian Democrats) has announced to the Czech News Agency that the town hall in Vsetín is establishing a working group on the issue of "inadaptables" and will "seek measures to make the town calm and safe and options for stopping these groups of inhabitants or individuals from causing problems and tensions in town." The Czech News Agency reports that the mayor believes the town hall needs to review whether its position on rent defaulters or other citizens who have repeated problems with maintaining order might be too generous in some cases.  full story

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Czech Christian Democrats: Ethnic origin must never be a parameter for judging anyone

Prague, 8.11.2013 1:02, (ROMEA) In a recent interview for the anti-Romani tabloid periodical Parlamentní listy, Czech Senator Jiří Čunek has once again expressed his peculiar approach toward Romani people. Čunek told the tabloid that he would like to be appointed by the party to a cabinet post so he could address the issue of Romani people.  full story

Cunek wants Czech government to deal with his Romany plan

Prague, 20.1.2008 17:21, (ROMEA/CTK) Christian Democrat (KDU-CSL) Jiri Cunek leader wants his the Czech government to approve his plan of aid to socially excluded Romanies, Cunek told the commercial television station Prima today.  full story

Czech Romany activists ask Cunek to debate his plan

Prague, 17.1.2008 12:40, (ROMEA/ČTK) Activists from the Czech Romany association Dzeno have asked Jiri Cunek, junior ruling Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) chairman, to discuss his plan for the help to socially excluded people at a working meeting, Dzeno chairman Ivan Vesely has told CTK.  full story

Cunek's paternalist plans for Czech Romanies to be rejected-press

Prague, 14.1.2008 21:41, (ROMEA/CTK) Petr Uhl rejects in daily Pravo the "paternalist plans" for solving the situation of Romanies which Jiri Cunek, chairman of the Christian Democratic Party (KDU-CSL), has presented.  full story

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