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Union of Gypsies-Roma

The Union of Gypsies-Roma in communist Czechoslovakia. (PHOTO:  Czech Television)
The Union of Gypsies-Roma in communist Czechoslovakia. (PHOTO: Czech Television)

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Commentary: The thorny path of Romani emancipation from Czechoslovakia to today's Czech Republic

2.11.2018 12:43 It has been 50 years since I first encountered the call for Romani emancipation. I was in Paris when the "fraternal" Warsaw Pact armies occupied Czechoslovakia in 1968, and after arriving back home by train to Prague's Smíchov station, I went into the restaurant there.  full story

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Czech Republic: Ignác Zima, co-founder of the Union of Gypsies-Roma, has passed away

18.4.2017 7:55 On Wednesday, 6 April 2017, Ignác Zima, a co-founder of the Union of Gypsies-Roma in Czechoslovakia (Svaz Cikánů-Romů) and an educator, passed away. The Museum of Romani Culture confirmed the information to news server Romea.cz on 7 April 2017.  full story




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