The photograph that sparked a wave of online racism on the Czech Internet in 2017. The faces and names of the pupils in the first grade of the Plynárenská School in Teplice, Czech Republic have been blurred in order to protect their identities.
Czech lower house committee chooses attorney now facing disciplinary action for making light of racist crime to join public broadcasting board19.5.2021 6:59 full story
Czech Television reports that elected politicians' names have been removed from official report on extremism for 20196.9.2020 12:56 full story
Czech Radio moderator poses for photo with right-wing extremist, but public broadcaster says the rules were not broken26.8.2020 6:50 full story
Czech ombudsman attacks volunteer members of the Government's Council on Roma, alleges the Romani minority is "inactive" and "just anybody" speaks for them22.2.2020 11:16 full story
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videoCzech Television launches new detective serial, "Lynch", about the murder of a young Romani man27.10.2018 14:05 On 22 October, Czech Television broadcast the first episode of its new serial, "Lynch" (Lynč). The eight-part series tells the story of a fictional small Czech town of "Buchnov" where a young Romani man named Denis has been brutally murdered. A documentary filmmaker named Tomáš, who has known Denis since childhood, comes to the town to investigate. full story
Civil society members of Czech Govt Roma Council call on public broadcaster to hold a real debate about Romani issues16.10.2018 10:58 full story
8.9.2017 9:30 "Our parents never went to college, but I was told I would go to college by them at home from an early age," Roman Koky, a Romani student of psychology, says in a reportage produced by the "168 Hours" program on public broadcaster Czech Television. Along with his brother Michal, who is studying pharmacy, Roman Koky has attended a recent "Baruvas" ("We Are Growing") meeting of Romani high school and college scholarship recipients.
Czech Television broadcasts documentary films for International Romani Day, producer reveals his Romani roots8.4.2017 9:17 On the occasion of this year's celebration of International Romani Day, public broadcaster Czech Television has been showing several documentary films mapping contemporary Czech-Romani relations as well as Romani history. The programming is being broadcast by the channels ČT2 and ČT art. full story
16.1.2017 8:35 Public broadcaster Czech Television broke the law in its November 2016 news broadcasts about election night in the United States of America, according to the Council on Radio and Television broadcasting (RRTV). Its broadcasting was imbalanced in favor of candidate Hillary Clinton and at the expense of Donald Trump, the RRTV announced in a press release on 12 January. full story
5.12.2016 8:36 Last night as part of its "168 Hours" program, Czech Television broadcast footage from a concert by the Ortel band in the Czech town of Frýdek-Místek during which some fans give the Nazi salute and shout the Nazi greeting "Sieg heil". The footage was captured by documentary filmmaker Vít Klusák. full story