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March 8, 2021




Czech President Miloš Zeman (left) and Workers Social Justice Party chair Tomáš Vandas (right). (Collage:
Czech President Miloš Zeman (left) and Workers Social Justice Party chair Tomáš Vandas (right). (Collage:

Czech antigypsyist ultra-right party expresses support for incumbent in presidential race

25.1.2018 6:27 Members and sympathizers of the extremist Workers Social Justice Party (Dělnická strana sociální spravedlnosti - DSSS) should support the incumbent, Miloš Zeman, in the second round of the presidential race this Friday and Saturday, according to a recommendation that was approved on 20 January by delegates to an extraordinary convention of the party. Former chair Tomáš Vandas was re-elected Chair of the unsuccessful party once again.  full story

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Czech women charged with promoting neo-Nazism plead innocent

8.1.2018 11:54 On 5 January 2018, six women told a Czech court that they reject their indictment on charges of promoting and support the neo-Nazi movement "Resistance Women Unity" (RWU), either refusing to testify about their actions between 2007 and 2009 or making brief statements claiming they are innocent. The District Court for Prague 2 will continue to hear the case again on 21 February.  full story

Czech court gives jail sentence for Nazi salutes

Teplice, 27.5.2009 11:11, (ROMEA) The local court today sent two Czechs, Jan Dufek and Petr Nikoluk, to prison for 18 and six months, respectively, for having given the Nazi salute at a birthday party a few years ago.  full story

VIDEO: 42 promoters of the Workers' Party, including Vandas, Kotáb, Štěpánek, Zbela and Šlégrová, arrested in Prague

Prague, 24.5.2009 20:14, (ROMEA) Today police arrested 39 adherents of the neo-Nazi Workers' Party (Dělnická strana - DS) in Ječná street in the centre of Prague, including party chair Tomáš Vandas, after they did not obey a call to disperse and marched towards Czech Radio instead. Police spokesperson Eva Miklíková reported the incident to ČTK. Other DS top leaders were also arrested, such as Petr Kotáb, Jiří Štěpánek, Martin Zbela and Lucie Šlégrová.  full story

Man suspected of previous racist outburst arrested at gathering of the extremist Workers' Party

Litvinov, 18.3.2009 10:40, (ROMEA) At a gathering of supporters and representatives of the extreme-right Workers' Party (Dělnická strana - DS) in the Zámecký Park in Litvínov today, a man suspected of having made racist statements against the Roma was detained. He and a woman are suspected of having shouted racist insults across a police cordon at a group of peacefully demonstrating Roma on 17 November 2008. When the police began to move away in order to intervene against the neo-Nazis, the man called the Roma "Black swine." The server videotaped the racist behavior.  full story

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