CEJI joins ERGO Network in demanding justice for Stanislav Tomáš
The European Roma Grassroots Organisations (ERGO) Network, together with other Roma and pro-Roma and antiracism civil society organisations and individuals worldwide, calls for an independent, thorough and objective investigation into the death of Stanislav Tomáš, a Romani man from Teplice, Czech Republic, who died soon after two police officers kneeled on him applying excessive and unnecessary force to immobilise him against the hot pavement, even after he was handcuffed.
Click here to read the letter and to view the list of signatories on ERGO’s website.
Through Facing Facts, CEJI has worked on developing an online course on recognising anti-Roma hate crimes, with a guide publicly available for police officers on the Roma community. CEJI remains committed to its mission; standing with people of all backgrounds to promote a Europe of diversity and respect.