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Czech town hall against Romany activists in Litvinov

Litvinov, 4.12.2008 10:13, (ROMEA) Litvinov does not want to resolve the problems in the housing estate Janov, with a large Romany population, with the help of Czech Romany activists, Deputy Mayor Martin Klika (Social Democrats, CSSD) told CTK today.  full story

Czech Romanies blame minister for potential extremist attacks

Prague, 4.12.2008 10:04, (ROMEA) Minorities and Human Rights Minister Dzamila Stehlikova (Greens) would be directly responsible for a possible extremists' effort to attack Romanies again, some Czech Romany activists said in a letter sent to Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek today.  full story

Czech excluded localities' renewal to be funded from EU money

Most, North Bohemia, 4.12.2008 10:01, (ROMEA) The town of Most has prepared the projects for the revitalisation of its two problematic localities that are expected to be co-funded from the EU integration operational programme, Karel Borecky, town hall designer manager, said in an open discussion on the plan today.  full story

Czech extremists apply for series of demonstrations in Litvinov

Litvínov, 2.12.2008 20:13, (ROMEA) Petr Kotab, deputy chairman of the Czech far-right Workers' Party (DS), submitted applications for a series of demonstrations at the Litvinov town hall today, Kotab told CTK.  full story

Canadian general governor pleading for minorities in Prague

Prague, 2.12.2008 20:11, (ROMEA) The effort to build and maintain a society that is democratic also for minorities is a never-ending process, Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean said at the international conference Multicultural Dialogue in Prague today.  full story

Canada sees no problem in Czech Romany asylum seekers

Prague, 1.12.2008 20:10, (ROMEA) Canada does not consider the Czech Romany asylum seekers a problem, but the issue needs to be monitored, Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean said in Prague after meeting Czech President Vaclav Klaus today.  full story

Czech Romanies call for minister Stehlikova's dismissal

Prague, 28.11.2008 21:36, (ROMEA) Czech Romany representatives today called for the dismissal of minister in charge of ethnic minorities and human rights Dzamila Stehlikova over her failure to resolve the situation at Litvinov's Janov housing estate, Iveta Demeterova, from Dzeno association, told CTK.  full story

Czech town hall to meet inhabitants of problem housing estate

Litvinov, 28.11.2008 21:35, (ROMEA) Representatives of the town hall of Litvinov will meet dissatisfied inhabitants of the Janov housing estate on December 8, the two sides agreed today.  full story

Czech Litvinov town hall bans another extremist march

Litvinov, 28.11.2008 21:33, (ROMEA) Litvinov today banned another march through the town that a far-right-winger from Prague had announced for December 29, the town hall of Litvinov, where extremists staged three marches against the local Romany community in the past weeks, says on its website.  full story

Czech minister wants to include Janov among excluded localities

Litvinov, 28.11.2008 21:31, (ROMEA) Dzamila Stehlikova, Czech human rights and minorities minister, today said she will propose that the cabinet put Litvinov's Janov, a housing estate with mainly Romany population, on the list of excluded localities, which facilitate Janov's access to state funds.  full story

Czech Romanies moving to Britain

Jeseník, 26.11.2008 10:53, (ROMEA) The Czech Romany families evicted from the town of Vsetin to the houses in the Jesenik region have resolved their problems by moving to Britain, the local paper Sumpersky a Jesenicky denik (SJD) writes today.  full story

Nazi hunters tell Czech minister Romany unrest test for Prague

Paris, 25.11.2008 20:36, (ROMEA) The Simon Wiesentahl Centre said today its director for international relations Shimon Samuels has written to Czech Interior Minister Ivan Langer that reaction to the recent and planned extremists' clashes in Litvinov will be a test for his country ahead of its forthcoming EU presidency.  full story

Czech government to ask court to outlaw extremist DS

Prague, 25.11.2008 10:51, (ROMEA) The Czech government will ask the Supreme Administrative Court to outlaw the far-right Workers' Party (DS) at the request of Interior Minister Ivan Langer (Civic Democrats, ODS) who described the party as extremist.  full story

Czech far-right wingers to found new party if DS outlawed - Vandas

Prague, 25.11.2008 10:49, (ROMEA) "A new political party will definitely be established," Tomas Vandas asserts in the daily Lidove noviny (LN) today, in reaction to the Czech government's proposal that his ultra-right Workers' Party (DS) be outlawed by court over its extremist positions.  full story

Extremist Czech Workers' Party registered in 2003

Prague, 25.11.2008 10:45, (ROMEA) The following is a short profile of the Czech far-right Workers' Party (DS) in connection with the Supreme Administrative Court's forthcoming deliberation on its outlawing that was proposed by the Czech government:  full story

CSSD to prepare solution to situation of Czech Romanies

Teplice, 25.11.2008 10:41, (ROMEA) The opposition Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) will prepare a solution to the situation of Romanies in Litvinov, north Bohemia, as well as other locations in the country, CSSD leader Jiri Paroubek told journalists today.  full story

Extremist, anti-extremist marches may clash in Czech town

Litvinov, 25.11.2008 10:35, (ROMEA) The Czech Jewish Liberal Union, the Romany Christian Association and the extremist Workers' Party (DS) as well as one local resident have announced they will hold marches in the central square in Litvinov, town hall secretary Alexandra Sixtova told CTK today.  full story

ERIO’s statement on the racist riots in the Czech Republic

Brussels, 22.11.2008 9:13, (ERIO) The racist attack occurred today in the Czech Republic is just the last one of a series of anti-Gypsy episodes alarmingly spreading across the European Union in the last months. After Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Italy and Spain, now it is in Litvinov (a northern Czech town) where extreme right groups openly attack Roma communities.  full story

ENAR condemns racist violence against Roma in Hungary and the Czech Republic

Brussels, 22.11.2008 9:03, (ENAR) The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) strongly condemns the recent violent attacks against Roma in the Czech Republic and Hungary and urges the Czech authorities to put an end to such attacks and take all the necessary measures to ensure the protection of their Roma community.  full story

Czech extremists use social problems to gain popularity - BIS

Prague, 21.11.2008 21:00, (ROMEA) Supporters of far-right extremists in the Czech Republic seek to gain popularity using social problems, according to a statement the BIS Czech counter-intelligence service published on its website today.  full story

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