The original photograph of this first-grade class in the Plynárenská School in Teplice, Czech Republic sparked a wave of online racism in 2017. The word in Cyrillic superimposed on the image is "Neklan", a reference to the Facebook page named after a mythical Bohemian prince and featuring nationalist content from which the photo was shared (it has since been deleted). News server Romea.cz has blurred the faces of the pupils in order to protect their identities.
Czech Republic: Families of children targeted with online hate spend Christmas in the mountains thanks to generous donor26.12.2017 9:17 Children attending the Plynárenská Primary School in Teplice, Czech Republic are spending Christmas together with their families in the Krkonoše Mountains this year after hotelier Alexandr Bílek offered them a free stay in the resort town of Špindlerův Mlýn. The businessman decided to organize the gift because he disagrees with the racist attacks committed online against the children and their parents, and he wanted to make the situation more pleasant for them. full story
6.1.2016 14:55 Diaconia of the Evangelical Church of the Czech Brethren reports that through one of its projects a record 3 873 boxes of Christmas presents were distributed to children from socially vulnerable families or excluded localities in the Czech Republic this holiday season. The Christmas surprises, wrapped in shoe boxes, were prepared by other children from various locations around the country with the aid of their parents or teachers. full story
4.1.2016 17:28 Children from five children's homes in the Czech Republic found presents under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning this year thanks to the Duha Zámeček (Rainbow Manor) association's annual Rainbow Christmas in the mountains event. This year the children took an imaginary journey across the ocean and experienced an American Christmas with Santa Claus and turkey. full story
Brno, 29.12.2014 0:20, (ROMEA) Bishop Vojtěch Cikrle of Brno had lunch on 26 December with 170 homeless people, pensioners, and representatives of the Romani community. The Christmas event was convened by the Sant Egidio church community in the parish of the Church of St. Jakub in central Brno. full story
Praha, 24.12.2014 0:01, (ROMEA) Amare lačhe amala, organizacija ROMEA, redakcija Romano voďi, Romea.cz e ROMEA TV Tumenge vičinas but šukar Karačoňa the bachtalo nevo berš 2015. Te el maškar o manuša lačhi kedva, te tumen dikhen bare lačhe manuša the san but saste. full story
Milovice, 29.12.2013 19:33, (ROMEA) Christmas can be an onslaught to the nerves of many a mother, what with finding the Christmas tree, buying presents, cleaning, cooking, baking cookies and caring for the youngest family members on top of it all. What about when six children gather in one home and five of them are only a few months old? full story