Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Romani residents determined to stay in their homes despite eviction notice

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Table of Contents

After the deadline for evacuating condemned buildings in Ostrava’s Přívoz district passed on Saturday night, around twenty five Romani families remained in their homes and have been carrying out minor repairs in an effort to get the eviction order reversed. Authorities visited the site on Monday to evaluate the state of each building, warning residents that they are remaining at their own risk. Radio Prague spoke to Kumar Vishwanathan from the Ostrava-based civic group Co-existence who had spent almost a week in the Přednádraží ghetto with these families. Here is how he explained the situation there right now.

most viewed

Subscribe Now