romea - logo
November 25, 2020




The Czech Police intervened on 25 April 2019 against those counter-protesting the demonstration convened by the
The Czech Police intervened on 25 April 2019 against those counter-protesting the demonstration convened by the "Freedom and Direct Democracy of Tomio Okamura" movement, which was disseminating hatred and neo-Nazism on Prague's Wenceslas Square. (PHOTO: Petr Zewlakk Vrabec)

--ilustrační foto--

Czech extremist party's campaign rally in Prague legally blocked by counter-event

4.10.2018 7:39 The "Freedom and Direct Democracy Movement of Tomio Okamura" (SPD) had been telling its followers to come to Náměstí Míru in Prague on 2 October for a campaign rally ahead of this weekend's elections. As it turns out, they were not able to assemble there.  full story

--ilustrační foto--

Traditional commemorative ceremony for the Romani victims of the Holocaust 13 May at Lety will launch new award

19.4.2018 9:56 On Sunday, 13 May 2018, the traditional commemorative ceremony to honor the memory of the Romani victims of the Holocaust will take place at the Lety u Písku Memorial. The ceremony is annually organized by the Committee for the Redress of the Roma Holocaust (VPORH).  full story

--ilustrační foto--

Czech Republic: Assembly to honor the victim of the neo-Nazi terror attack in the USA

15.8.2017 12:31 About 100 people assembled on Monday evening near a small monument to those who fell during the liberation of Prague at the end of WWII in order to honor the memory of 32-year-old minority rights defender Heather Heyer, who died after being hit by a car driven by a neo-Nazi during Saturday's protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. James Alex Fields, age 20, drove the vehicle and has been charged with murdering Heyer and injuring 19 other people.  full story

--ilustrační foto--

Czech Police to get new powers to disperse assemblies, spontaneous demonstrations will not have legal protection

14.7.2016 9:23 The option of being able to hold a spontaneous public assembly without first announcing it to the authorities will not be enshrined in law as the Government previously
proposed. The parameters for those entitled to announce such a public gathering to local authorities will also not be expanded, but police officers will be given new powers to disperse an assembly directly.  full story

--ilustrační foto--

Czech President's spokesperson calls proponents of refugee reception "the real extremists"

17.11.2015 2:16 Tuesday's state holiday in the Czech Republic will see reverent commemorations of the events of 17 November from the years of 1989 and 1939, as well as demonstrations against migration, against the rejection of refugees, and against Government policy. Police are warning against extremist provocation and will be deploying several hundred officers in Prague alone.  full story

romea - logo