Roma race trial continues|
Radio Prague, August 16th - The trial of four Roma men accused of a racially motivated attack last
spring will continue today in Usti nad Labem.
On April 12th last year, a
driver ran into three of the men, who were all drunk. No-one was hurt
because the driver braked in time.
The Roma men then attacked the driver and
his wife. A police patrol arrived at the scene to intervene, and the Roma
focused their attack on the police, now reinforced by many others. The
incident was eventually resolved by police reinforcements. During the
attack, two police officers and the married couple were injured, the woman
The four men are accused of a racially motivated attack,
assaulting a police officer, hooliganism and grievous bodily harm. Two of
the accused have refused to plead, and the other two have pleaded not