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October 29, 2020




On Tuesday, 10 April 2018 a police patrol was assaulted in Krupka, Czech Republic. (PHOTO:
On Tuesday, 10 April 2018 a police patrol was assaulted in Krupka, Czech Republic. (PHOTO:

Czech Police arrest two Romani men for attack on police, confirm media exaggerated the incident

17.4.2018 6:32 Police have charged two men in connection with an assault committed against a police patrol in the town of Krupka (Teplice district). Teplice Police spokesperson Daniel Vítek informed the media of the charges on 13 April.  full story

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Czech media again exaggerate assault incident, promote antigypsyist stereotypes

14.4.2018 19:00 Media in the Czech Republic keep reporting increasingly higher and higher numbers of Romani people who are alleged to have assaulted a police patrol in the town of Krupka. The incident happened Tuesday evening when a two-member patrol of a female and a male officer were addressing a traffic accident.  full story

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Czech Public Defender of Rights says municipal bans on sitting in public are unconstitutional

1.2.2016 0:45 News server reports that Czech Public Defender of Rights Anna Šabatová is asking the Constitutional Court to overturn some parts of ordinances adopted by the northern Bohemian towns of Litvínov and Varnsdorf banning people from sitting down outdoors on low walls or steps. Similar ordinances have multiplied in recent years, but Šabatová believes they violate freedom of movement and are unconstitutional.  full story

Czech Government Human Rights Commissioner: Roma people faced unprecedented pressure from extremists in Krupka

Prague, 13.4.2011 16:57, (ROMEA) Press release on the events that occurred during the assembly of the Workers' Social Justice Party in Krupka on Saturday, 9 April 2011  full story

Czech court gives Slovak neo-Nazi six month suspended sentence for hate speech

Teplice, 12.4.2011 15:37, (ROMEA) Today the Teplice District Court handed down a criminal injunction against a 62-year-old man from Slovakia for a speech he gave on Saturday in Krupka during a rally for the Workers' Social Justice Party (Dělnická strana sociální spravedlnosti - DSSS). The court said his speech incited hatred against members of a particular ethnicity. News server reports that the man left the court with a six month sentence suspended for two years and promised to leave the Czech Republic as quickly as possible.  full story

Czech activists demand explanation for Saturday's police brutality against religious services

Ústí nad Labem, 12.4.2011 15:06, (ROMEA) The "We Don't Want Neo-Nazis in Ústí!" Initiative has published 10 fundamental criticisms of the approach taken by the repressive units of the Czech Police against a peaceful religious meeting last Saturday in Krupka. News server publishes that text in full below:  full story

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