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Photo Gallery: Racial Violence in the Czech Republic

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Wave of Hate Anti-Roma Protests Turn Violent in the Czech Republic

For weeks there have been riots between Czech locals and newly settled Roma in northern Bohemia. What started as a series of brutal but isolated fights has grown into a popular movement in small towns along the eastern German border. Right-wing extremists have fanned the hatred.
Von Frank Brunner