Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Tuesday, 09.02.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22  23  24  25  26  27  28
 29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jul 17,2007
Czech Republic may atone for sterilization
by UPI

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- A Czech government rights committee said it plans to compensate victims of forced sterilization, mostly Gypsy women, with payments of about $10,000.

The government council for human rights is to consider a compensation plan in September, the Czech Lidove Noviny daily reported Tuesday.

The committee for biomedicine and human rights has worked out the plan to compensate a number of Romany women and at least one man who were sterilized without consent in the Czech Republic from 1966-91, Prague Radio said.

Last August a Gypsy woman testified before a U.N. committee that Romanies were forcibly sterilized in the Czech Republic. The woman told the U.N. committee she believed the operations were carried out because the people belonged to the Gypsy minority.

A scandal about illegal sterilization erupted in 2004 when the European Roma Rights Center in Budapest published allegations that the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania were "solving problems" of the Gypsy minority through such violations of basic human rights.

Copyright © 2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

770 times read

Related news
Bata shoe magnate seeks Czech compensation by UPI posted on Nov 21,2007

U.S. missile shield politicized, poll says by UPI posted on Feb 27,2008

Greenpeace protests Czech-U.S. radar by UPI posted on Apr 10,2008

Czech U.S. radar refusal may cause problem by UPI posted on May 28,2007

U.S.-Czech missile shield talks by UPI posted on Oct 23,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 4 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?