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The building on Vilsnická Street in Děčín, Czech Republic, where planned reconstruction at the close of 2017 caused problems for Romani tenants who could not find landlords to rent to them.
The building on Vilsnická Street in Děčín, Czech Republic, where planned reconstruction at the close of 2017 caused problems for Romani tenants who could not find landlords to rent to them.

Romani residents of Czech town, evicted during reconstruction, cannot find landlords to rent to them

24.11.2017 14:56 By the end of March 2018 the town of Děčín will have evicted all of the tenants residing in a building that was once a primary school. Despite the fact that the condominium apartment units are municipally-owned, the tenants are being forced to leave without being offered any replacement accommodation.  full story

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Czech Republic: Romani musicians give benefit concert for families of girls killed in hit-and-run in England

6.1.2017 6:36 Today, 6 January, at the Arena Club in Děčín, Czech Republic, a concert will be given by Romani musicians and the profits will be donated to the families of the two girls who tragically died after a man driving a car ran into them as they were crossing the street in the English town of Oldham. One girl died on the spot and her cousin succumbed to her injuries in hospital.  full story

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Czech residential hotel with 200 tenants goes second day without power

5.1.2016 23:28 A residential hotel on Zelená Street in the Czech town of Děčín, which became a target of anti-Romani marches in the summer of 2014, has been without electricity since yesterday after several fuses blew. Around 200 occupants live in the building, a large portion of whom are children.  full story

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Czech Police shelve case of death threats against Roma

Děčín, 30.12.2014 21:41, (ROMEA) Drahomír Radek Horváth, a Romani social services staffer for a human rights organization, was in a Děčín restaurant with friends at the end of November when they became the target of vulgar racist abuse and death threats. Horváth did not allow himself to be provoked and reported the entire incident to police.  full story

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Czech court sentences Romani orchestrator of attack in Děčín to 7.5 years

Děčín, 20.12.2014 3:23, (ROMEA) The Děčín District Court has sentenced the main actor in a brawl near the Calypso gaming room this past July to 7.5 years in prison. Zdeněk Jano will serve his sentence in a maximum security prison for committing grievous bodily harm, rioting, and failing to provide first aid.  full story

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Czech court handles case of bar attack in Děčín, defendants claim racism

Děčín, 16.12.2014 17:41, (ROMEA) On 9 December testimony was given by the final defendant, Zdeněk Jano, before the Děčín District Court in the main hearing of the case of an attack committed in July by three Romani youths against two non-Romani men and a woman. Peter Horvát and David Czigány face up to two years in prison if convicted of rioting and failing to provide first aid.  full story

A friendly football match between TJ Junior Roma Děčín and FC Embassies Praha took place on 21 September 2014 in the town of Děčín. (PHOTO:  Czech News Agency)

videoCzech Republic: Romani footballers play embassy employees

Děčín, 21.9.2014 21:39, (ROMEA) The friendly football match between the local TJ Junior Roma football club and representatives of eight embassies drew as many as 200 spectators to Děčín today. The match was held in response to the fact that several teams from the Děčín area refused to play the Romani team, comprised predominantly of Romani people in the district-level third class.  full story

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videoCzech Republic: Anti-Romani demonstration a fiasco, ultra-right duped by their opponents

Děčín, 23.8.2014 21:52, (ROMEA) The Czech town of Děčín has experienced yet another anti-Romani demonstration, this time under the baton of the right-wing extremists from the Workers' Social Justice Party (Dělnická strana sociální spravedlnosti - DSSS). The last hateful demonstration prior to this one in Děčín was organized by the notorious con artist Lukáš Kohout on Wednesday, 13 August.  full story

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videoVIDEO: Assembly against racism in front of the residential hotel in Děčín

Děčín, 15.8.2014 18:50, (ROMEA) In Děčín an anti-Romani demonstration took place on 13 August 2014 that was convened by Lukáš Kohout, who has been convicted of fraud several times. About 200 people turned up on the town square for that event, while in front of a residential hotel in Zelená Street about 50 people gathered for an assembly against racism.  full story

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Czech organizer of anti-Romani demonstration gets plenty of criticism online

Děčín/Prague, 14.8.2014 16:28, (ROMEA) Yesterday the Czech town of Děčín witnessed yet another anti-Romani demonstration involving a march through the town organized by Lukáš Kohout, who has been convicted of fraud more than once. As of yesterday before noon, almost 500 people had responded to the Facebook event announcing the demonstration to say they would be attending; in the end 200 people made it there.  full story

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Czech Police charge two participants in anti-Romani demonstration in Děčín

Děčín, 14.8.2014 0:02, (ROMEA) Police have charged two participants in today's anti-Romani demonstration in Děčín. One faces charges of making criminal threats, while the other is charged with defamation on the basis of convictions, a nation or a race.  full story

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Czech Republic: 200 gather for anti-Romani demonstration, Roma assemble as well

Děčín, 13.8.2014 18:58, (ROMEA) Today in the Czech town of Děčín an anti-Romani demonstration was held by Lukáš Kohout, who has been convicted several times of fraud. The Facebook event announcing the demonstration garnered almost 500 pledges to attend.  full story

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Czech con artist gets conned by "volunteer" during anti-Romani demonstration

Děčín, 13.8.2014 21:42, (ROMEA) The notorious con artist Lukáš Kohout organized an anti-Romani demonstration in the town of Děčín today. As news servers iDNES.cz and Romea.cz reported, he had no sound equipment available.  full story

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Czech Republic: Police apprehend all assailants in Děčín incident

Prague, 11.8.2014 23:03, (ROMEA) Since last Thursday the criminal prosecutions of another two men have begun who are thought to have contributed to the brutal assault in front of the Calipso gaming room in Děčín on 30 July. The men have been charged with rioting and failing to provide first aid and were released on their own recognizance; they face up to two years in prison if convicted.  full story

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Czech Republic: Reward offered for information about assailants in Děčín

Děčín, 8.8.2014 21:51, (ROMEA) Notorious con artist Lukáš Kohout is planning an anti-Romani demonstration in the town of Děčín next week. The pretext for the assembly is an assault perpetrated in front of the Calipso gaming room there, the main aggressor of which is rumored to be Romani.  full story

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Czech Republic: Yet another anti-Romani demonstration planned in Děčín

Děčín, 8.8.2014 17:00, (ROMEA) A brutal assault at the Calipso gaming room in the Old Town of Děčín has become the pretext for an anti-Romani demonstration to be convened there next Wednesday, even though the context of the incident was evidently not racist. The violent aggressor, who has already been apprehended by police, has been scaring both non-Romani and Romani locals for some time.  full story

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Czech Republic: Water cut to yet another building because landlord didn't pay

Děčín, 28.7.2014 19:05, (ROMEA) The owner of yet another piece of real estate in the Czech Republic has not paid the water bill, so the water was shut off to the entire building on Vítězství Street in Děčín on 15 July. Six families are living there, all of them without running water.  full story




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