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US State Dept. reports criticizes country for poor treatment of Roma
21-04-2013  Jan Velinger

Source: The US State Department, in its annual human rights report, criticised the Czech Republic for poor conditions suffered by ethnic Romanies, often socially-excluded and pushed to the periphery. The report maintains, similarly to previous years, that efforts by the government to try and improve the situation have been insufficient.

Other problems highlighted in the report, concerning the Czech Republic, include corruption, prison overcrowding, domestic violence, and anti-Semitism.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012: Czech Republic

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