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August 9, 2022




"My granddad was in the Hitler Youth during the war. What about yours, Irena?" A Romani singer with the Gulo Čar band had to face questions like these from moderator Martin Dušek (pictured here) during the 23 May 2014 broadcast of Czech Television's "Tečka páteční noci" program. (PHOTO: Czech Television)

Czech dramaturg resigns after moderators humiliate Romani musicians on live tv

Brno, 28.5.2014 9:47, (ROMEA) The legendary Czech-Romani funk band Gulo Čar and the Slovak reggae-punk band Smola a Hrušky issued a joint press release yesterday protesting the way in which the moderators of the "Tečka páteční noci" program on Czech Television handled their appearance last Friday just before midnight. The bands say moderator Martin Dušek made humiliating, xenophobic remarks to them during the broadcast.  full story

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