1.2.2014. – romea.cz: Slovakia – Romani victims of police harassment testify

1.2.2014. – romea.cz: Slovakia – Romani victims of police harassment testify

A Slovak court has just completed a two-day hearing into the case of police officers who harassed Romani boys in 2009. Four of the children and several of their parents have testified to date.

News server Korzár.sk reports that 10 residents of Košice have sued the police in the case from 2009. On Wednesday and Thursday at the Košice II District Court, 10 active and former police officers faced charges of abusing their powers as public officials.

Source (English language): http://www.romea.cz/en/news/slovakia-romani-victims-of-police-harassment-testify

 

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