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Czech magazine Existence publishes interview “Together against anti-Gypsyism”

INR is an informal student organization involved in preventing racism, defending the rights of migrants, Romani people and other minorities, and taking an active stance against neo-fascism and neo-Nazism. Since they responded to the exacerbated tensions in the Šluknov foothills, the editors of Existence decided to interview one of their members, Michal Pokorný, about the response of their collective in practice to the racist demonstrations by some Šluknov residents, events that were very actively and willingly supported by neo-Nazis. Pokorný said: “We participated in supporting the demonstrations defending the Romani ghetto against the attempted pogroms organized by Kohout, the DSSS, and other neo-Nazis in North Bohemia. We also responded to the action by the DSSS and some residents of Šluknov district on Palacký Square in Prague by holding a parallel demonstration at the same place at which we spoke with them and tried to explain to them why their activities won’t solve anything and are headed in the wrong direction. They at least discovered that people do exist here who do not approve of their activities and who offer other solutions for their unpleasant situation.”

via Romea.cz – Czech magazine Existence publishes interview “Together against anti-Gypsyism”.

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