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2012 in the Czech Republic: The Romani point of view

Prague, 29.12.2012 22:42, (ROMEA)

It's the custom at this time of year to take stock of the failures, possibilities, and successes of the year that has passed. I will, therefore, briefly reflect on the matters that drew my attention this year...

Activists call on PM to keep councils under his office


11 December 2012

Prague, Dec 10 (CTK) - Czech human rights activists asked Prime Minister Petr Necas yesterday not to allow cuts in the budget of the Government Office and the shifting of government councils under the respective ministries out of fear of a worsening of human rights protection in the country…

Vietnamese seek minority status


16 November 2012

Prague, Nov 15 (CTK) - The Vietnamese living in the Czech Republic seek the status of a national minority under law with its representatives in the Government Council for Ethnic Minorities…

PM promises inclusive education to integrate minorities


16 November 2012

Prague, Nov 15 (CTK) - Inclusive education as a means of integration of vulnerable groups into society is one of the Czech politics' key instruments toward minorities, Prime Minister Petr Necas said after meeting European Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks…

Another seven employers granted Ethnic Friendly certificate


18 October 2012

Prague, Oct 17 (CTK) - Seven more employers in the Czech Republic were handed yesterday the Ethnic Friendly brand that the IQ Roma servis association for equal attitude to workers and without prejudices has been granting since 2007…

Poll: Young Czech generation views Roma problem as most serious


5 June 2012

Prague, June 4 (CTK) - The Czech majority population's rising resentment against Romanies strongly affects the views of the young generation of secondary school students, who described coexistence with the Romany minority as the country's biggest problem in a recent poll…..

Report: Position of human rights bodies weakens


22 March 2012

Prague, March 21 (CTK) - The position of Czech human rights promoting institutions has weakened, an amendment to the foreigner law has worsened immigrants' situation and Romanies are still discriminated against, says a shadow report by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) presented yesterday…


Zveřejněno: 03.08.2014 – Pavel Syrůček