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US State Department: Czech Republic still discriminating against Roma minority
08-07-2015 - Ruth Frankova

The Czech Republic is continuing to discriminate against the Roma minority, according to an annual report by the US State Department, which evaluates adherence to human rights worldwide. The report for 2014 says that discrimination of the Roma population is the Czech Republic’s biggest human rights problem. It also suggests that Czech politicians and media contribute significantly to the anti-Roma sentiments in the country. The study also points out at the ongoing discrimination of Roma children in Czech schools. Slovakia also came under criticism for the discrimination of its Roma population.

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