In Prague recently, I had some conversations about what living in the Czech Republic is like nowadays for women, for unemployed people and for Romany gypsies. I am grateful to Bernie Higgins, Louis Armand and Vincent Farnsworth for their information and insights. Vincent provided me with a couple of web sites (in English) that publish reports of some of the many problems, especially in relation to the Romany community :
Aktualne : Czech News and Romea : Romanies
Romany Music Festival in Prague, 2008
A Romany house in Vitkov that was attacked by arsonists on April 18th. Three members of a Romany family, including a two-year old girl,
were badly burned.
"Enough is Enough" demonstrations are planned to occur across the Czech Republic on 3rd May 2009