Stanislav Křeček in a report broadcast by the Prima TV station in February 2016 (PHOTO: TV Prima).
Czech organizations insist the lower house and Prime Minister reject the anti-Romani remarks of the ombudsman17.2.2021 7:14 full story
More than 60 % of Czechs active online believe Romani people are favored over non-Roma in the Czech Republic11.9.2020 7:30 full story
videoAntigypsyism and antisemitism rooted in European culture for centuries, experts discuss the causes of online hate3.7.2020 10:58 The ROMEA organization held two online conferences, one about the phenomenon of antisemitism and one about the phenomenon of antigypsyism in the Internet environment and their historical roots, as part of the international project Remember and Act! (Re-ACT) together with the International Network Against Cyber Hate (INACH), LICRA and SYNYO. Both conferences and the subsequent specialized workshops were attended by roughly 40 experts from almost 20 countries worldwide, including Canada, Germany, Israel, Romania and Spain. Both events were organized as collaborations with the European Roma Grassroots Organisations network (ERGO). full story
7.6.2020 19:06 When I was 10 years old, living in my home country of Slovakia, I was shot in the left side of my chest by a racist neighbour who on the previous day had shouted at me: "I'm gonna shoot you, you dirty Gypsy!" The racist neighbour shot me with a bb gun while I was walking home from school with my little brother. full story
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe rapporteur: Instead of aiding Romani people during COVID-19, some European politicians are promoting antigypsyism29.3.2020 13:39 full story
video LIVE BROADCAST TUESDAY 26 MARCH: Council of Europe holds the 7th International Roma Women's Conference25.3.2019 18:15 full story
16.10.2017 8:08 The Facebook social network has been circulating a video recording of an aggressive assault by a Romani youth on two schoolchildren in a park in the Czech town of Louny. The state police are investigating and have beefed up morning and afternoon patrols around schools there in collaboration with local police, and the Department of Social Affairs and Health Care of the local authority has also begun investigating. full story
Ukraine: Non-Romani politician charged with shooting one Romani man dead during pogrom and wounding four others6.6.2017 7:15 Is it a case of local racism, or revenge for an attack on a politician's son? Ukrainian Police have charged a non-Romani regional councilor with the premeditated murder of a Romani man committed during an anti-Romani pogrom. full story
20.9.2016 8:00 The Czech media panopticum has offered consumers a lot recently: Olivie Žižková and her man filming themselves during attacks of paranoia on mass transit in Prague, the "schizophrenic Barbie" running for office with her untreated Messiah complex - and now there's another. An editor at the newspaper Lidové Noviny, Přemysl Houda, has written a column called "Playground Racism" in which he laments an episode he recently experienced between the playground slides. full story
Alliance against Antigypsyism: Antigypsyism is a major obstacle to equal citizenship for Romani people19.7.2016 6:31 On 5 July the Alliance against Antigypsyism published its "Reference Paper on Antigypsyism", which is a specific form of racism against Roma, Sinti, Travellers and other groups stigmatized as "gypsies" in the public arena. The paper, among other things, proposes a working definition of the concept.
27.5.2016 21:27 On May 16, Europe’s Roma commemorated the 1944 uprising in the so-called Zigeunerlager (“Gypsy Camp”) in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Today, the idea of Roma resistance is understood as the Roma people’s perseverance in fighting different forms of oppressions, now and in the past. full story