VIDEO: Far Right in Czech Republic: the Politicians Turning on Roma

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Hostility towards Roma people is so ingrained in Czech political life, the country's president recently called them "work-shy", and in this weekend's Czech municipal elections some politicians are openly stirring up virulent anti-Roma sentiment.

In the city of Most, just north of Prague, some local parties are advocating building a separate area for Roma people and using slogans which hark back to Nazi-style propaganda. A warning: this film contains views which many will find offensive.

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